Former journalist turned YouTuber Kim Yong Ho has made an extreme decision.
On the 12th of October, a spokesperson for the Haeundae Fire Department stated to Xports News, “After confirming the death of Kim Yong Ho through checking his pulse and conducting an electrocardiogram at the scene, we handed over the case to the police and returned.”
Earlier that day, it was reported that Kim Yong Ho was found dead on the fourth floor of a hotel in Busan. It was revealed that the hotel staff discovered his body and reported it to the fire department and the police.
Recently, the Busan Eastern District Court sentenced Kim Yong Ho to 8 months of imprisonment with a 2-year probation, 120 hours of community service, and 40 hours of sexual violence counseling. Kim Yong Ho was charged with sexually assaulting a woman in a restaurant in Busan in 2019.
Additionally, Kim Yong Ho is also facing charges of blackmailing celebrities by threatening to expose their weaknesses and receiving bribes in return. Previously, the Seoul Central District Court was scheduled to conduct a preliminary hearing for Kim Yong Ho as a suspect in a joint assault case under the Act on the Punishment of Violent Acts.
Meanwhile, Kim Yong Ho operated a YouTube channel as a former journalist and received a lot of backlash from fans for the topics he covered. He frequently badmouthed celebrities, spread unconfirmed rumors about them and more.
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