'The Raincoat Killer' On Netflix Is *Not* For The Faint Of Heart



by LILY GRACE TABANERA


True crime fans, there's a new Netflix documentary series that revolves around South Korea's first-ever serial killer (*insert gasps*). Here's ~everything~ you need to know about it.


What is The Raincoat Killer: Chasing A Predator In Korea about?


Here's the official synopsis, according to Netflix: "Serial killer Yoo Young-chul murdered at least 20 people from 2003 to 2004 across the capital of South Korea, specifically targetting female sex workers and wealthy elderly people. The detectives and the criminal profilers who worked on the case reveal how they investigated the killings and finally brought Yoo to justice."


The mini-series has three episodes and I'm NOT KIDDING when I say that it's a truly disturbing watch—far from the kilig Korean dramas and movies we love to binge. The Raincoat Killer gives us a glimpse of the dark side of Korea and lets us in on the police force's investigation process. If you're planning to stream it in one sitting, the total running time for the whole docu is 143 minutes.


*Warning: Disturbing images ahead.*


Here are just some of the very graphic scenes from the docu (including the weapon Yoo Young-chul used on his victims):





The series is produced by Asian production company Beach House Pictures and is directed by John Choi and Rob Sixsmith. The documentary dropped on Netflix on October 22.

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