Son Jung-min’s friend A, who was found missing and dead in Banpo Hangang Park, gave an explanation of the situation at the time, and the activities of the two were a little more detailed on the day.
The activities on the day can be classified into objective facts currently known through CCTV, contents revealed through a police investigation announcement on the 13th, and contents known through a friend A’s position on the 17th.
Jungmin and friend A started drinking at 11pm on the 24th. Reconstructed the events of the day known so far.
#April 24, 10:00 p.m._A’s entrance door
Friend A broke up after drinking alcohol with another friend until 10 pm on the same day. I contacted Son to drink more.
Mr. A’s agent insisted, “Mr. A suggested to drink at Son’s house or at his own house, but the deceased asked to drink at the Han River Park near the deceased’s house because his parents were at home.”
#April 24th around 9:50pm
After receiving a call from her friend A, Son headed to Banpo Hangang Park in Seoul.
#April 24, around 11:30 p.m. _CCTV, A’s entrance door
A video of calculating items at a convenience store near Han River Park was taken. It is believed that the two’s drinking party started in earnest from this time.
If you check the actual purchase history, you purchased 1 bottle of soju at 16.9 degree, 360ml at 20.1 degree, 1 bottle of soju at 20.1 degree, 2 bottles of 300ml sake at 13 degree, 2 bottles of 640ml soju at 16.9 degree, and 3 bottles of 750ml makgeolli at 6 degree
In response, Mr. A said that he remembers purchasing two bottles of sake and two soju for the first time, but cannot remember the rest of his purchases.
#Until 1:30 a.m. on April 25_KakaoTalk
Son exchanged KakaoTalk with his mother. It is known that the mother even asked Son to’don’t eat too much alcohol’.
#April 25th at 1:50am_KakaoTalk
A video of Mr. A’s dancing is recorded on Mr. Son’s mobile phone. Son also posted a photo on Instagram. Drinking seems to have continued until this time.
#April 25th 3:37am_Mr. A’s entrance door
A call was made to Mr. A’s mother, but the father answered and the call was made for 1 minute and 57 seconds. Mr. A said he did not remember this fact.
Mr. A’s father said, “I heard that Son is drunk and it is difficult to wake him up, so he woke up well and sent him home, and you asked him to return by taxi as soon as possible, and then he hung up the phone.
#April 25th from 3:38 am to 4:20 am_Announced by the National Police Agency
It is estimated that Son disappeared at this time, which takes about 40 minutes.
#April 25th at around 4:15am_A’s entrance door
A fire was reported in the residence where Mr. A’s parents lived, so a firefighter came to check and woke up.
#April 25, around 4:20 am_Announced by the National Police Agency
According to a police official, “There is a witness who woke up asleep with a bag on the slope of the edge of the grass 10m away from the place where Mr. Son and Mr. A were lying down, and this witness wakes up Mr. A and moves after having a conversation. He said that he stated that he had seen it.
Afterwards, the National Institute for Scientific Investigation (Gukju) sentiment that the death of Mr. Son was “presumed to be drowned”.
#April 25th at 4:27am_Mr. A’s entrance door
Recognizing that Mr. A did not return, he called on his cell phone, but the phone was turned off. Mr. A’s side had 1% of the cell phone’s battery, and he bought a charger at Han River Park and charged some, but he couldn’t remember how much it was charged.
#April 25th around 4:30am_CCTV and Mr. A’s entrance door
CCTV footage of Mr. A exiting the Hangang Park alone. A’s side took a taxi back home, but at the time, Mr. A said that he did not remember the return process well.
#April 25th around 5:50am _CCTV
Mr. A is seen walking around the park as if looking for something. It is also seen meeting with someone who is presumed to be a parent. He said he went back to Hangang Park with his parents to find Son.
Mr. A’s parents insisted that he went to the Han River Park to find him because he was worried about Mr. A, and that not calling Mr. Son’s parents at this time replied, “It was regrettable to call in the morning.”
After arriving at the Han River and looking around, I thought that Son might have gone home, so Mr. A’s father called Mr. A’s mother to confirm. So, Mr. A’s mother called Son’s mother to confirm, and Mr. Son’s parents said, “I didn’t come home.”
#April 25th around 6:3am_A’s entrance door
Afterwards, Son’s mother came to Han River Park. I called Mr. Son, but it was changed to Mr. A’s phone. Mr. A said he couldn’t remember why his cell phone changed, and Mr. A delivered Son’s cell phone to Son’s mother. Even this process, Mr. A insists that he does not remember.
Son’s mother sent a text message to Mr. A’s mother, saying, “You have finished reporting to the police. Now that we are out, go home.” Mr. A and his family go home. Mr. A was drunk for a while, such as vomiting in the parking lot after arriving at home. After falling asleep, he claimed on the 17th that he woke up in the afternoon.
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