CTE crash: Survivor flies home with family's ashes

The coffins containing the bodies of Miss Song Ji Soo (far right), and her parents Mr Song Jung Woo (centre) and Madam Kim Mee Kyung (left), pictured outside the Mandai Crematorium's service hall before cremation on 12 August, 2013.

SINGAPORE - Mr Song, a professional golfer based in China, returned to South Korea yesterday with his family's ashes. But that horrific split second in which he lost his family continues to haunt him.

CTE accident: Final farewell for Korean family killed in accident

Close to 100 family and friends of Miss Jamie Song Jisou, 24, her father Song Jung Woo, 56, and mother Kim Mee Kyung, 54, filled the service hall at Mandai Crematorium by 8am on Monday. The three hearses carrying the three bodies of the Songs who were killed together in a road accident on the Central Expressway (CTE) last Friday, arrived at 8.30am.

CTE accident: Korean relatives fly in for emotional farewell

With three coffins laid in a row in front of the service hall, Mr Song, the eldest son, who had been composed over the weekend when in public, broke into tears. Mr Song, his younger brother, Jihwan, 28, and their relatives from Korea, went from his father's coffin on the left to his mother's and finally his sister's. They spoke to the deceased in Korean and cried as they reached out to touch the faces and kissed them goodbye for the last time. Mr Amron's family also attended the funeral

 


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