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(Olympics) Gangneung Media Village worker in 50s found dead

2018/02/17 11:40

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GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb. 17 (Yonhap) -- An employee at Gangneung Media Village, a residential apartment complex used by media personnel covering the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, was found dead Saturday, according to police.

The 55-year-old, only identified by his surname Kim, was found dead at 6:45 a.m. at his temporary apartment in the village, located in the sub-host city of Gangneung, according to police.

Kim reportedly complained of having chest pains after dining with co-workers Friday evening. He was discovered by a co-worker using the same apartment.

Kim provided translation support for the Japanese press. The police are looking into the exact cause of death.