AJAX.com.br: Jang Yongho, a South Korean-born businessman, died at 69 after suffering a heart attack at his home in Seoul.
The former chairman of South Korea’s largest media group said he was “deeply saddened” by his death.
Jong Hyun-jin, chairman of JTBC Group, was killed on Thursday at the age of 69.
South Korean media said he died of natural causes.
Jong was the president of the South Korean Broadcasting Corporation (KBS), and also headed the conglomerate’s cable network, the National Broadcasting System.
Jang also served as vice chairman of the KBS.
A Jang-Jeon news website reported on Thursday that Jang was found unconscious on the front porch of his home.JONG HONG-JONGJANG, the chairman of Korea’s biggest media group, died in his home on Thursday.
Jung Hyun Jang, the South Korea-born former chairman, was found in his driveway on Thursday after his body was found by police investigating the death of a man at his residence in Seoul, according to media reports.
The incident took place just after midnight.
According to the police, police responded to a call about a man in his 50s who was unconscious on a front porch, the Yonhap news agency reported.
The man, surnamed Kim, told police he had a heart condition and had been admitted to the hospital for examination.
Joo Joon-jin and his wife are believed to be the first couple to be identified by authorities.
The news agency said Joo and his sister had been living in a secluded neighborhood in central Seoul for the past three years.
Police said Jang had no known previous criminal record.
A police source told Yonhap that police were searching for the woman who had a relationship with Jang and found his car parked on the street.
Police later found a note on the driver’s side door, the news agency added.
The KBS, which has more than 1.4 million subscribers in South Korea, operates a cable TV channel and an online portal for subscribers to view movies and music videos.