|Council for America My
"To Empower to Practise Good
|965 Clover Court, Blue Bell, PA 19422
||T: (610) 277-0149
||F: (610) 277-3992
Edward S Dennis, Jr.
Julia K Han
Sung Jin Joung
Il Hwan Kim
Sang Joo Kim
|Director for Systems Management
Director for Outreach
|Hyeon Y Kwak
Tae Shik Kwon
Chung Soo J Lee
Choon Ki Yoo
Ae Sook Yoon
Il Joong Yoon
|Director for Social Services
Deputy Director for Community Relations
Director for Public Affairs
Director for Data MAnagement
Deputy Director for Outreach
Director for Ageing & Elder Care
Director for Voter Services
COUNTY OF MONTGOMERY
OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY
BRUCE L. CASTOR, JR.
P.O. Box 311
RISA VETRI FERMAN
FIRST ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY
|OSCAR P. VANCE, JR. ||ANNE C. METZ||CHIEF COUNTY DETECTIVE ||OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE (610) 278-3090
DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S FAX (610) 278-3095
COUNTY DETECTIVE BUREAU (610) 278-3368
March 19, 2002
The District Attorney of Montgomery County, Bruce L. Castor, Jr., and
the Chief of Norristown Police Russell Bono announce $10,000.00 reward
for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the
individual(s) responsible for the murder of John Young Hong in
Norristown on December 31, 2001. The reward is administered through the
Citizens' Crime Commission.
Shortly after 2:00 P.M. on December 31, 2001, police found John Young
Hong murdered in his family-owned convenience store. At 2:09 P.M.
Norristown Police received a 911 call from a customer of the market. She
informed police she entered Young's Market, 199 E. Spruce Street, to
find the Mr. Young* lying on the floor. She ran across the street and
immediately called 911. Police arrived at the scene to find Young on the
floor behind the customer service counter. The Coroner pronounced Mr.
Young* dead at the scene. Young's Market is located at the corner of
Spruce and Cherry Streets in the Borough of Norristown. Mr. Young* and
his wife owned and operated the store together for over twelve years.
During the apparent robbery, the perpetrator(s) stole the store's cash
register. It has not yet been recovered.
Anyone with information about this robbery-murder should call the
Montgomery County Detective Bureau (610-278-3368) or the Norristown
To be eligible for the reward, informants must call the Crime Commission
TIPLINE at 215-546-TIPS.
[N.B. *Mr Hong is the victim's family name/last name/surname. sjk]
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good citizenship and its practice. It is solely supported by voluntary
strives to provide public service pro bono publico in the public interest.
All staff members are non-paid volunteers.
This page last updated 03/20/2002 jdb