Daughter burst into tears seeing off actor Seo Se Won after his mysterious death.
On April 20, Dispatch reported that comedian Seo Se Won had passed away suddenly at the age of 67. The cause of the actor’s death was anaphylaxis when administered intravenously at a local hospital in Phnom Penh (Cambodia).
Sharing with Dispatch, an official at the local hospital said, “Mr. Seo Se Won passed away at around 11 am (local time) today at the hospital. However, I cannot share details yet. more. I will hand over the actor’s body when the family arrives.” Ambassador Oh Chang Soo, head of the Korean delegation to Cambodia also confirmed the news of the comedian’s death.
Seo Dong-ju burst into tears at the end. The moment her father Seo Se-won left, she poured out the sadness she had endured all this time.
The farewell service for the late Seo Se-won was held at the Tuek Thla Pagoda Buddhist temple in Phnom Penh, Cambodia at 2:00 pm on the 28th (Korean time).
Daughter Seo Dong-ju, nephew Yoo Young-jae, and remarried woman greeted the guests. Officials from the Korean Association and members of the Presso Korean Church sat down to see them off on their last journey.
Seo Se-won is known to have worshiped at the Presso Korean Church until the day before his death. Church members and other mourners mourned the sudden death with bowed heads.
Seo Dong-ju was greeted as the representative of the bereaved family. He sobbed while conveying the words, “Thank you to those who watched over the last and to the mourners who attended today.”
Seo Se-won is cremated in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The environment of the refracted mortuary of the temple in Cambodia was so poor that it was impossible to maintain the temperature properly.
The bereaved family said, “The transportation procedure and method are very complicated, so it is inevitably that it will take more than a month at the longest.”
Then, he explained, “It was a situation where time could not be delayed any longer.” “I am going to make up with the feeling of vomiting blood. I will bring it (to my country) as soon as possible.”
The bereaved family could not hide their sorrow. “I am finally revealing my position due to the unfamiliar and difficult procedures in Cambodia,” he said with difficulty.
The bereaved family expressed regret at the response of the local police. “I received a death certificate of cardiac arrest due to diabetes,” he said.
In order to determine the exact cause of death, the Cambodian police requested a list of items collected from the scene. The results of Ringer’s ingredient analysis and an interview with a police officer were also requested.
However, the Cambodian police always delayed the handover of the collection, citing different reasons each time. All the bereaved family received was an optometry report saying ‘cardiac arrest due to diabetes’.
In the end, the bereaved family decided to cremate. The circumstances just before his death, such as the identity of the (unlicensed) hospital where Seo Se-won died and the last IV that the deceased received, are still in the labyrinth.
On the 21st, ‘Dispatch’ visited the local hospital where Seo Se-won died. The hospital was not officially licensed. It was a place where medical practice should not be performed.
Furthermore, the sap was left at room temperature. Intravenous needles and nutritional supplements have also passed their expiration dates. Even the (capped) propofol was hidden in the closet.
Seo Dong-joo traveled back and forth between Cambodia and Korea to find the cause of death. But the information he heard was limited. Also, Park Hyeon-ok, former Korean chairman, directed the death-related information.
Seo Dong-joo expressed regret at the meeting with ‘Dispatch’, saying, “I don’t know too much.” He also encountered various allegations through various channels, but there was no way to confirm whether or not they were true.
Makeup was also not an easy decision. However, it is said that there was no choice but to consider local circumstances. Seo Dong-ju expressed his feelings, saying, “After consulting with the bereaved family, we decided to cremate his father.”
Then, he said, “Thank you to those who have warmly comforted my family,” and said, “I will try to live the rest of my life more meaningfully in the future.”
Meanwhile, Seo Se-won’s funeral will be held at Asan Medical Center Funeral Hall No. Condolences will be accepted starting at 1:00 p.m. on the 30th. The funeral is on May 2nd.The funeral is on May 2nd.