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Episode 2: Jeong Nam-gyu 정남규

In this episode, I discuss the murders of serial killer Jeong Nam-gyu. He killed 14 people between 2004-2006 mostly by stabbing. He was also the murderer of the woman in the Imun-dong case which Yoo Young Chul falsely confessed to. He was found dead in his cell while awaiting his death sentence at Seoul Detention Center.

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“Convicted Serial Killer Commits Suicide in Prison” ( Korea Herald. March 30, 2010 Accessed March 15 2022.

Time line from “Jeong Nam-gyu”  Wikipedia. (

Grazytv (April 27, 2021) The Pleasure Murderer: Korea’s #1 Psychopath Criminal In History JUNG NAM GYU [online video] Available at: Accessed: March 19 2022

Jo, He-rim; “South Korea’s Most Notorious Serial Killers”  ( The Korea Herald. May 26, 2017 Accessed March 15, 2022

Kang, Hoon Sang (강훈상); “연쇄살인범 정남규 서울구치소서 자살(2보) [Serial Killer Jeong Name-gyu Commits Suicide at Seoul Detention Center (2 steps)]” (  연합뉴스 Yeonhap News. November 22, 2009 Retrieved March 15th 2022

Park, Joo Yeon (박주연); “[사회]남성엔 강간 일어나지 말란 법 있다 [There’s A Law Against Rape for Men] (주간경향 Weekly Khan. March 10, 2009 Accessed March 15 2022

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