(L.A.) Young Kim, 50, Killed by Her Husband

Case Number: 2006-02783

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 50-year-old female of Korean ethnicity that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Young Kim.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Multiple Gunshot Wounds

RIP YOUNG KIM (February 13, 1956 – April 9, 2006)

The decedent’s husband Sang-In Kim shot and killed her and their eight-year-old son Matthew. He seriously injured his 16-year-old daughter Bina, also by gunshot. Then he killed himself.

This incident was one of the three murder-sucides that happened in the Korean American community of Southern California during one infamous week in April 2006.

Seven deaths in one week in three separate instances of murder-suicides

(L.A.) Matthew Kim, 8, Killed By His Father