Korean teacher murdered by ex-BF who hid body and impersonated her for 2 weeks

Ms Sunny Kim was teaching in Korea when she was allegedly murdered by her ex-boyfriend shortly after their breakup.

On May 2, the 25-year old was murdered by her boyfriend, identified as 26-year old Mr Lee, who strangled her in an apartment after their breakup.

After placing her body in a luggage bag, Mr Lee brought the body to a forest at a nearby hill to hide the evidence, reported Koreaboo.

In order to prevent suspicion, he used Ms Kim's phone to post on social media to speak with her friends and relatives over a period of two weeks.

It was only when Ms Kim did not go to work at her new job did things start to feel strange.

Ms Kim was originally a student at the University of Albany in New York and graduated in 2011 as an Economics and East Asian Studies major. Moving to Korea to become a teacher, she began dating Mr Lee.

However, on the day of the murder, Ms Kim had just signed a contract for a new job. When her boss tried to contact her, Mr Lee responded using her phone: "Don't contact me. I am going back to the United States to study."

Feeling under pressure, Mr Lee tried to back himself up, saying the guilt pushed him to want to commit suicide. However, Ms Kim's family is not convinced by his words and speculates that he wants to lessen his punishment by saying so.

Mr Lee was also noted to have a history of abusing Ms Kim. After finding her body, officers identified signs of broken bones and bruises on her face.

Belonging to the sorority Kappa Phi Lambda, Ms Kim's sorority sisters have created a fundraiser to raise money for her funeral and legal expenses.

They are asking others for help to make donations and spread the word in order to make things right for their beloved sister. The full story can be found here.