In the early 90’s a group of previously incarcerated South Korean men (and one woman) formed a cannibal gang that came to be known as “The Chijon family”.
The family was born out of ki-hwan’s loathing for the wealthy- a sentiment that would later be remorselessly expressed in the gangs confession where they would also admit to eating the flesh of their victims out of pure hatred.
Under the order of founding member, Kim Ki-hwan, the Chijon family would kidnap members of rich families and hold them to ransom, demanding large sums of money in exchange for a safe return- a deal that was never honored.
Their hit-list was a Hyundai department store mailing list of repeat customers that they had obtained through the bribery of a worker.
They were officially charged with the murder of 5 people and sentenced to death.
Their only regret, they admitted, was that they hadn’t killed and eaten more.