• Kyodo News


A former talent agency chief linked to the suicide of South Korean actress Jang Ja Yeon was deported back to South Korea on Friday from Narita airport near Tokyo.

Kim Jong Seoung, 39, formerly the head of Jang’s management agency, was arrested in Tokyo last week for overstaying his legal permit to stay until June 2. In April, South Korean police issued an arrest warrant for Kim and others over various crimes in connection with Jang’s suicide in March, including forcible molestation and defamation.

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