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LAPD's Asian Gang Unit Catches Murder Suspect

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Back in June, 24-year-old male Korean National Min-Woo Cho (pictured right) went missing. "There was no evidence of wrongdoing or foul play noted. The victim had simply vanished," explained the LAPD in a statement. A month later, an unidentified body was found in Northeast LA. But through DNA evidence, detectives connected Cho to both cases and were also able to come up with a suspect. Today, the LAPD announced 24-year-old Steven Hyun Kwon's capture from back in October. However, motive for Cho's murder is unknown and police are still looking for info regarding this case.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detectives Ken Yeung and Alan Solomon, Gang & Operations Support Division at (213) 847-1620. After hours or on weekends, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 or by texting CRIMES (274637) and beginning the message with the letters LAPD. Tipsters may also submit information on the LAPD website www.lapdonline.org. All tips may remain anonymous.