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A woman carrying a Vietnamese passport has been arrested over the death of Kim Jong Nam, as North Korea objected to an autopsy being performed on the body of the slain man. – New Zealand Herald
A woman carrying a Vietnamese passport has been arrested over the death of Kim Jong Nam, as North Korea objected to an autopsy being performed on the body of the slain man.
Malaysian police confirmed Doan Thi Huon, 28, was arrested after being positively identified from CCTV footage. They confirmed she was alone at the time of the arrest.
It’s unclear whether she is the woman in the white ‘LOL’ jumper captured on CCTV images and circulated by police. Eyewitnesses to the death said two women fled the scene in a taxi.
It comes as North Korean government officials reportedly objected to an autopsy being performed on the body of Kim Jong Nam.
Malysian officials aware of the discussions said North Korea requested the body be returned immediately, however no decision has been made. Police said they are looking forf a “few” foreign suspects in addition to the Vietnamese woman already being questioned.
The half-brother to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un died after reportedly being targeted with a chemical spray in the airport at Selangor, near Kuala Lumpur.

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