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E142: Yoo Young-chul Pt 1

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This week Beth and Wendy discuss the case of Yoo Young-chul aka The Raincoat Killer, South Korea’s most notorious serial killer.

This will be part one, please join us next week for part two. This subject was suggested to us by our Patreon Frances and was researched by Minnie.

We dive into the setting (12:54), the killers early life (22:47) and the timeline (28:40).

As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered and our shout outs (42:15).

Thanks for listening! This is a weekly podcast and new episodes drop every Thursday, so until next time… look alive guys, it’s crazy out there!

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Footnotes

Articles/Websites

Wikipedia contributors. (11/14/2021). Yoo Young-chul. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 11/22/2021 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoo_Young-chul

Moon, B. (08/13/2004). Bizarre confession made. Korea Joongang Daily. Retrieved 11/22/2021 from https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/Article.aspx?aid=2454583

Ahn, Y. (08/13/2004). Serial Killer Claims to Have Eaten Victims’ Organs. The Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved 11/22/2021 from http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2004/08/13/2004081361048.html

The Chosun Ilbo. (07/26/2004). Prosecutors Begin Investigation of Serial Killer. Retrieved 11/22/2021 from http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2004/07/26/2004072661033.html?related_all

Korea Joongang Daily. (07/30/2004). Prosecutors try to buttress case against killer. Retrieved 11/22/2021 from https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=2448964

Wikipedia contributors. (10/31/2021). Capital punishment in South Korea. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 11/22/2021 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_punishment_in_South_Korea

Korea Joongang Daily. (07/19/2004). Yoo’s history hints at drive to kill, escape punishment https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/Article.aspx?aid=2443931

The Chosun Ilbo. (07/18/2004). Suspect in Serial Killing Caught. Retrieved 11/22/2021 from  http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2004/07/18/2004071861017.html

Korea Joongang Daily. (07/18/2004). Suspect held in killings of masseuses, elderly. Retrieved 11/23/2021 from https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/Article.aspx?aid=2443366

Murderpedia. (n.d.). Yoo YOUNG-CHUL. Retrieved 11/23/2021 from https://murderpedia.org/male.Y/y/young-chul.htm

Criminal Minds Wiki. (n.d.). Yoo Young-chul. Retrieved 11/23/2021 from https://criminalminds.fandom.com/wiki/Yoo_Young-chul

Korea Joongang Daily. (07/20/2004). Serial killer was caught by masseuses, not the police. Retrieved 11/24/2021 from https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/Article.aspx?aid=2444505

Fraga, Kaleena. (11/04/2021). The Chilling Crimes Of Yoo Young-chul, South Korea’s Terrifying ‘Raincoat Killer.’ All That’s Interesting. Retrieved 11/24/2021 from https://allthatsinteresting.com/yoo-young-chul

Digital Chosun. (07/19/2004). Serial Killer Confesses to Additional Murders. Retrieved 11/24/2021 from http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2004/07/19/2004071961006.html

Ko, Dae-hoon; Min, Seong-jae. (07/18/2004). Suspect held in killings of masseuses, elderly. Korea Joongang Daily. Retrieved 11/24/2021 from https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/Article.aspx?aid=2443366

History

Yu, Woo-ik; Lee, Chan. (09/29/2021). Seoul. Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 12/03/2021 from https://www.britannica.com/place/Seoul

History.com Editors. (02/02/2018). South Korea. History. Retrieved 12/03/2021 from https://www.history.com/topics/korea/south-korea

Blakemore, Erin. (02/27/2017). How Japan Took Control of Korea. History. Retrieved 12/03/2021 from https://www.history.com/news/japan-colonization-korea

Lee, Jung Ha; Lee, Ki-baik; Hahn, Bae-ho; Lew, Young Ick; Lee, Kwang-rin. (01/25/2019). Korea. Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 12/04/2021 from https://www.britannica.com/place/Korea

New World Encyclopedia contributors. (05/19/2020). Contemporary Culture of South Korea. New World Encyclopedia. Retrieved 12/04/2021 from https://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Contemporary_Culture_of_South_Korea

Martin Roll. (Oct. 2020). Korean Wave (Hallyu) – The Rise of Korea’s Cultural Economy & Pop Culture. Retrieved 12/04/2021 from https://martinroll.com/resources/articles/asia/korean-wave-hallyu-the-rise-of-koreas-cultural-economy-pop-culture/

Wikipedia contributors. (11/25/2021). Hangul Day. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 12/05/2021 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hangul_Day&oldid=1057042723

Sharp, Abbie. (03/01/2020). The Politics of Loneliness in South Korea. Leeds Human Rights Journal. Retrieved 12/05/2021 from https://hrj.leeds.ac.uk/2020/03/01/the-politics-of-loneliness-in-south-korea/

Shin, Hyonhee. (02/10/2020). ‘Parasite’ reflects deepening social divide in South Korea. Reuters. Retrieved 12/05/2021 from https://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-southkorea-inequality-idUSKBN20414L

Wikipedia contributors. (11/27/2021). Economic inequality in South Korea. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 12/05/2021 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Economic_inequality_in_South_Korea&oldid=1057398861

Podcasts

Joe & Shawn (hosts). (08/12-09/01/2021). Serial Killer Yoo Young-Chul (Parts 1-4).  The Dark Side of Seoul [Audiopodcast].  Retrieved on 12/05/2021 from https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-dark-side-of-seoul-podcast/id1504623984

Video

The Raincoat Killer: Chasing a Predator in Korea
https://www.netflix.com/title/81087760

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“Dance of Death” by Purple Planet Music
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“Master Disorder” & “Furious Freak” by Kevin MacLeod
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