Episode 32: Memories of Murder & the Hwaseong Serial Killer
In the early morning hours of September 15, 1986, the body of 71-year-old Lee Wan-im was found in the rice fields hear her home, strangled to death and bound with her own clothing. Crimes like this were not common in the rural city of Hwaseong in South Korea, but over the next five years they would become an almost regular occurrence: the work of a still unidentified serial killer.
In 2003, the story of the Hwaseong serial murders was brought to the big screen by Bong Joon-ho in his second feature film, the crime-thriller “Memories of Murder.”
Based on a True Crime is a podcast where Chelsea’s love of true crime and David’s love of horror movies intersect. Each week we will be discussing murders and/or mysteries, along with the pop culture they have spawned.
We are excited to announce that we are members of the just-launched Murder.ly True Crime Podcast Network! Be sure to check them out at http://murder.ly!
Snag some sweet rewards by supporting us on Patreon!
If you’d like to see David’s art and see what else we’re up to in the art world, follow Lab Creature Art Studio on Instagram @labcreature.
Our podcast theme and supporting music was composed and performed by Nico Vettese of We Talk of Dreams, who can be found on Twitter (@wetalkofdreams), their website and on Instagram (@wetalkofdreams)!
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices