Three relatives of the owner of a ferry that sank in South Korea have been convicted of corruption, four months after the tycoon was found dead on the run.
The body of fugitive billionaire Yoo Byung-eun was discovered in rural South Korea in July after a massive manhunt.
Authorities believe his alleged corruption probably contributed to April’s Sewol ferry sinking that killed more than 300 people.
Yoo’s eldest son, Yoo Dae-gyun, was sentenced to three years in prison over embezzlement and breach of trust.
Two brothers of Yoo Byung-eun were also convicted of similar corruption charges.
One brother got a two-year prison term and the other a suspended prison term.
The Yoo family controlled the ferry operator through holding companies.