RENTON, Wash. – For almost 5 years, Jay Sung has recognized the place his kidnapped son is positioned and who took him away, however nobody has been in a position to get his little one again to him.
In 2019, Jay Sung says he agreed to permit his ex-wife, Minjung Cho, to take their 3-year-old son, Bryan, to Korea.
Sung says Bryan was imagined to be within the nation for 3 weeks, however almost 5 years later he’s nonetheless preventing to get his son again.
“I keep in mind that day, it replays in my thoughts nearly each evening, and it was my largest mistake to let him go to Korea. Simply trusting that the legislation and the laws would work the way in which that they’re imagined to,” mentioned Sung.
Sung says Cho prevents him from having contact together with his son, who Sung says is a U.S. citizen and who Sung has full custody of.
“Does he even know the place dad is? Does he even know who dad is? What are they telling Bryan? Does he even know why he needed to develop up with out his dad,” he mentioned.
Bryan is listed as a lacking and endangered individual.
Cho faces costs in the US.
FBI officers inform FOX 13 Information they’re concerned within the case.
As properly, Consultant Kim Schrier can be working to return Bryan to Sung. Her workplace supplied a press release which reads.
“Consultant Schrier is doing the whole lot in her energy to swiftly return Bryan to his father, Jay. It’s irritating that Korean officers haven’t enforced the legally required return of Bryan to his father in the US, the place he belongs,” mentioned Workplace Spokesperson, Hana Tadesse. “This isn’t a ‘civil matter’ however reasonably a gross injustice and a disregard for Bryan’s welfare and the U.S. justice system. She’s going to proceed to advocate on behalf of Jay and Bryan, and hopes they’re reunited quickly.”
Sung can be taking his personal motion. He’s spreading consciousness about his story by handing out info at Pike Place Market and the Korean Consulate constructing in Seattle.
“This can be a matter that can’t be delayed any additional. I’m asking Korean authorities to take motion and hold their promise to the worldwide world, and ensure that kids like Bryan won’t endure due to the injustice and the flaw within the system,” he mentioned.