A Murderer Tricked His Victim's Family Into Thinking Their Son Was Alive By Sending E-mails Pretending to Be HimCasey Chan9/01/11 1:20pm86EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkDisturbing. Morbid. Calculated. Cold-blooded. Nothing can quite describe Edward Younghoon Shin, a man who murdered his business partner, Christopher Ryan Smith, and then sent e-mails to Smith's family pretending to be Smith so they would think their son was still alive.