CITIES: Hands Dripping Blood

Philadelphia's Mayor Richardson Dilworth was crying as he groped for a phrase that could crystallize an emotion. "It is a horrible thing," he sobbed finally, to 50 mourners at the lamplit coffin in a small West Philadelphia funeral home, "that this could happen in our city." The mayor's tears said it better. In the coffin lay the patched body of 26-year-old In Ho Oh, onetime interpreter for U.S. troops in Korea, onetime honor student at Seoul's National University and currently enrolled as a University of Pennsylvania political science exchange student. An eleven-member...

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