Jealousy blamed in 4 deaths, fire

Jealousy blamed in 4 deaths, fire

There are 37 comments on the LA Daily News story from Jul 2, 2008, titled Jealousy blamed in 4 deaths, fire. In it, LA Daily News reports that:

Upset that his ex-wife was dating her children's tae kwon do instructor, Jae Hwan Shim of Palmdale and an accomplice slashed and beat her to death, along with her two children and a relative late last month, ...

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Valerie

United States

#51 Jul 15, 2008
The plot sounds like a movie. Horrible that someone could be that spiteful and hateful. That proves that one must be very careful who one gets involved with.
ONCLE TOM

Terra Ceia, FL

#52 Jul 15, 2008
Valerie wrote:
The plot sounds like a movie. Horrible that someone could be that spiteful and hateful. That proves that one must be very careful who one gets involved with.
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Americans are sary people first difficulty he drop every thing....wow .ahahaha...
Valerie

United States

#53 Jul 30, 2008
ONCLE TOM or is it Uncle Tom: Can you repeat your last sentence, it did not make sense at all.
ONCLE TOM

Terra Ceia, FL

#54 Jul 30, 2008
Valerie wrote:
The plot sounds like a movie. Horrible that someone could be that spiteful and hateful. That proves that one must be very careful who one gets involved with.
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Watching americans working or doing it martial it is an horrible horror movie made by someone who doesn't not understand nothing.
ONCLE TOM

Terra Ceia, FL

#55 Jul 30, 2008
Valerie wrote:
ONCLE TOM or is it Uncle Tom: Can you repeat your last sentence, it did not make sense at all.
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I don't like reapet myself is like being in one play pen. I don't do baby sitting.
Karma Will Get You

Lancaster, CA

#56 Aug 1, 2008
While my heart certainly goes out to the friends and families of the victims, I have a very hard time finding feelings of loss over the likely death of Si Yoon, who just 1 year before this happened was sitting in Los Angeles County Superior court facing charges of Child Molestation.

True he was able to score a sweetheart of a deal and ended up pleading guilty to felony child abuse and getting 5 years probation instead of several years in prison and was considered by the court to still be such a threat to children that under the teams of his probabtion he was ordered to have no unsupervised contact with minors, including Justin and Jamie (his girlfriend's children and 2 of the true victims in this incident) for the entirety of his 5 year probation.

Yeah, that is a much better deal than sitting in prison for child molestation. But in the end, it looks like karma still won.

Name: YOON , SI YOUNG
Case Number XNOMA034549-01 Filed At Michael Antonovich Antelope Valley Courthouse
Filing Date 05/25/2006 General Jurisdiction
Count Charge Code Charge Description** Disposition Disposition Date
01 288(A) PC LEWD ACTS WITH CHILD UNDER 14 Dismissed or Not Prosecuted
07/02/2007

02 273A(A) PC GBI/DEATH TO CHILD Guilty/Convicted
07/02/2007
John Doe

Irvine, CA

#57 May 15, 2009
Just to let you know. Si Yoon is a common name just like John. So looking up the name on the courthouse website is not exactly going to get you the right person. Google it.
Karma Will Get You

Australia

#58 May 15, 2009
Just to let you know, Mr Doe, I have no need to google anything regarding this news story or the criminal history of Si Yoon. I knew Si Yoon personally for several years. My daughter was a Taekwondo student of his until I learned of his court charges at which time I removed her from Yin's Taekwondo Academy AND I was sitting directly behind him in court on the day he accepted his plea bargain.
no one knows

Desert Hot Springs, CA

#59 Sep 30, 2010
just so you know you are a spiteful crzy man.... anyone who has common sense knows that anyone can be accused o anything in this country doesnt mean you did it....there was no proof just accusations and nothing was ever proved....for you to hold judgement proves you are a small minded petty man who has no sense what so ever..... so if anyone listens to this and takes it as ever possibliy true learn moe abut this guy firt and get facts straight.....if i said you were a piece of shit bad father who deserved to die would that make me true or just a hit talker with nothing better to do but focus on other instead of me...... and for anyoneto think getting murdered is karma is a piece of shit.......
Karma Will Get You wrote:
While my heart certainly goes out to the friends and families of the victims, I have a very hard time finding feelings of loss over the likely death of Si Yoon, who just 1 year before this happened was sitting in Los Angeles County Superior court facing charges of Child Molestation.
True he was able to score a sweetheart of a deal and ended up pleading guilty to felony child abuse and getting 5 years probation instead of several years in prison and was considered by the court to still be such a threat to children that under the teams of his probabtion he was ordered to have no unsupervised contact with minors, including Justin and Jamie (his girlfriend's children and 2 of the true victims in this incident) for the entirety of his 5 year probation.
Yeah, that is a much better deal than sitting in prison for child molestation. But in the end, it looks like karma still won.
Name: YOON , SI YOUNG
Case Number XNOMA034549-01 Filed At Michael Antonovich Antelope Valley Courthouse
Filing Date 05/25/2006 General Jurisdiction
Count Charge Code Charge Description** Disposition Disposition Date
01 288(A) PC LEWD ACTS WITH CHILD UNDER 14 Dismissed or Not Prosecuted
07/02/2007
02 273A(A) PC GBI/DEATH TO CHILD Guilty/Convicted
07/02/2007
Uncle Tom

Tampa, FL

#60 Oct 1, 2010
jack offen wrote:
<quoted text>how bout this poli-fook you
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You are an imbecile Jack ass .
Uncle Tom

Tampa, FL

#61 Oct 1, 2010
Valerie wrote:
ONCLE TOM or is it Uncle Tom: Can you repeat your last sentence, it did not make sense at all.
Which one sentence do you want ?????

If you don't understand learn better the practical words.
Not an theorycal words.....And if you still don't understand go to the dojo and work out yourself as well. Then you will.
I put entence for mature people.
Karma Will Get You

Lancaster, CA

#62 Oct 1, 2010
As I said Mr/Mrs "no one knows", I was in the courtroom when Si was CONVICTED of FELONY CHILD ABUSE as a plea bargain in this case. "No proof" and "just accusations" do not normally result in CONVICTIONS. They usually end up with charges being dropped.

Below is the e-mail that I wrote on July 2nd, 2007 in the early afternoon to all the "Yin's TKD Parents" that I had alerted to Si's perverted criminal actions. The charge against him of child molestation was for fingering a 4 year old girl's vagina IN HIS FATHER'S CHURCH! A crime to which he ADMITTED GUILT in a Sheriff's Department video taped interview saying "He just wanted to know what it felt like", or some words to that effect. Sorry it has been a few years now so I don't remember the exact words he used.

Piece of shit people like you who protect perverts (even DEAD perverts) make me sick.

Have a nice day
Karma Will Get You

Lancaster, CA

#63 Oct 1, 2010
---begin email---
date Mon, Jul 2, 2007 at 1:54 PM
subject Re: Urgent news from the dojang.(Case Closed)

Hello everyone. I hope that this e-mail find you all and your children healthy and happy.

Today, Si Yoon had his day in court. As I promised in my e-mail below, I was there in the courtroom. If you have no interest in the matter, please feel free to delete this message without reading any further and accept my apology for taking your time.

I went by the courthouse on Friday to find out what the status of the case was. I have done this periodically over the course of the past several months since this all came to light. I was told by the court clerk that the case was set for Jury trial on Monday (today). When I left the courthouse I called my source of information on the case and they told me that they had heard the day before (Thursday) that Si had been offered and accepted a deal from the District Attorney.

So figuring that today would be quick, I took the morning off work and went to court.

About 8:45, I entered the courtroom and sat in the seat directly behind Si. I did not realize it was him at the time, or I would have picked a different seat. Shortly after I sat down he and the lawyers all got up and went into an interview room connected to the courtroom and when they came out, that is when I realized it was him. We made brief eye contact but did not speak.

Just after 9AM the presiding judge called his case and he stepped forward with his lawyers. The judge announced that the deal was that the PC288 charge (Lewd acts on a child under the age of 14) would be dropped in exchange for a No Contest plea (Same as guilty in the eyes of the court) on the much lesser charge of 273a(a) which is felony child abuse.

273a.(a) Any person who, under circumstances or conditions likely to produce great bodily harm or death, willfully causes or permits any child to suffer, or inflicts thereon unjustifiable physical pain or mental suffering, or having the care or custody of any child, willfully causes or permits the person or health of that child to be injured, or willfully causes or permits that child to be placed in a situation where his or her person or health is endangered, shall be punished by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one year, or in the state prison for two, four, or six years.

His penalty for this deal is 5 years probation and 60 days Caltrans. No jail or prison time.
Karma Will Get You

Lancaster, CA

#64 Oct 1, 2010
In addition he can't do anything that any convicted felon can't do, such as vote, possess a firearm or other deadly weapon, possess drugs. As well he cannot view or possess pornography, he must submit to an HIV test and the results of the test will be provided to the victim in the matter.

Further, while he can go back to teaching at Yin's TKD (or any TKD school such as is my understanding he has been doing in Valencia) he must make clear to the business owner, Yin or otherwise, that he has this conviction. Further he is to never have any unsupervised contact with children, even while teaching TKD. He cannot even be left unsupervised with his girlfriend's kid(s).

From what I understand, the employer has no obligation to let the parents know of his status and "unsupervised interaction with minors" was not clearly defined, at least not in the courtroom. Perhaps his written terms of probation will contain more info. I mean, if there is 1 adult in class (that is unaware of his status), is that considered "supervised"? I do not know.

Any violation of the terms of the probation will result in immediate jail or prison time.

The judge went through each term and Si acknowledged that he understood. Si also acknowledged that he understood that a plea of no contest was the same as a plea of guilty in the eyes of the court and that that was he plea. No contest to 273a(a).

Before letting him go, the judge commented on how he had never seen such a phenomenal deal offered to someone facing a PC288 charge. He also commented that he would remember Mr Yoon and should he ever be in his court room again, he can expect the fullest punishment allowed if he is ever back. It seemed obvious that the judge was not pleased with the terms of the deal that was struck between the Si and the DA.

So there you have it. Case is closed and Si is a free man and able to teach your children and others the fine art of TKD.

Take care everyone and I hope to see you all around, from time to time.
---end email---
Uncle Tom

Tampa, FL

#66 Oct 2, 2010
All this trash emotional why...???????
Say something practicable may be for change.
Remains Anon

La Puente, CA

#67 Nov 25, 2011
Wow I had no idea about this. So sad for all involved.
Karma Will Get You

Palmdale, CA

#69 Feb 4, 2015
Si's child molesting body has been found and Shim has pleaded guilty. http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2015/02/04/pal...

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