Suspect in Virginia Buddhist monk’s cold-case murder arrested in Georgia, sheriff’s office says

A man suspected of stabbing a Fauquier County Buddhist monk to death in 2008 has been arrested in suburban Atlanta, according to the sheriff’s office.

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Du Chil Park, 56, was found dead at a home on Free State Road in Marshall on June 29, 2008.

Investigators believed the acupuncturist had been dead for several days when his body was discovered.

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On Monday, police in Gwinnett County, Georgia – along with the FBI – arrested 62-year-old Won Yong Jung.

The Duluth, Georgia resident is now in custody awaiting extradition to Virginia, where he will be charged for his role in the homicide.

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The sheriff’s office – along with the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office – is still investigating the murder.

If you have any information that might help the investigation, call (540) 422-8624 .