South Korean police on Thursday said they found the body of Seoul mayor Park Won-soon, who had been reported missing by his family earlier in the day.

According to South Korea's Yonhap news agency, police searching for the missing 64-year-old mayor discovered his body in Mount Bugak area in the north of the capital. He had last been seen in the area at around 10.53 am local time minutes after leaving his house. EFE-EPA