According to the police, a female university student was found dead on her way home in a residential area in Nam-gu.
The Busan Nambu Police said today that they received a report at around 7 am Thursday morning that the body of a 21-year-old college student was found under a parked car in the area.
The police have arrested a male suspect in his twenties in relation to the case.
The police confirmed through CCTV footage that the man followed the victim and strangled her at about 4:16 am yesterday, three hours before the victim was found.
The 25-year-old suspect, who is currently under police custody, has denied the crime.
The police suspect that the intent was money, and stated that it is looking into the exact cause of the crime.
The police investigation has revealed that perpetrator was a neighbor who lived only 400 to 500 meters away from the victim.