Former South Korean president dies at 88

By Sangmi Cha and Josh Smith
Updated October 26 2021 - 6:17am, first published 6:14am
Former South Korean president Roh Tae-woo, who was jailed for treason and corruption, has died.

South Korean former president Roh Tae-woo, a decorated war veteran who played a pivotal but controversial role in the transition to democratic elections from rule by authoritarian leaders, has died, a Seoul hospital confirmed.

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