A Vietnamese woman who had been accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed from prison Friday, ending legal proceedings over the brazen killing after an often bizarre two-year saga. Kim Jong Nam, the estranged relative of Kim Jong Un and once seen as the heir apparent to the North’s leadership, died in agony after having his face smeared with a banned nerve agent as he waited at Kuala Lumpur airport in February, 2017.
Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong, accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother, was freed from prison Friday, ending legal proceedings stemming from the killing despite criticism that the real culprits never faced justice. IMAGES OF van transporting Doan Thi Huong out of prison in Malaysia
Videographic on nerve agents. A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother Kim Jong Nam with a toxic nerve agent is to walk free after Malaysia dropped murder charges against her Monday, weeks after her Indonesian co-accused was also released.VIDEOGRAPHICS
A Vietnamese woman who is the only suspect in custody for the killing of the North Korean leader’s half brother pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in a Malaysian court on Monday. Doan Thi Huong’slawyer says she could be freed next month. (April 1)
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A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother is to walk free after Malaysia dropped murder charges against her. The 2017 killing of Kim Jong Nam with a toxic nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur airport shocked the world, but Doan Thi Huong’s guilty plea to the lesser charge of “causing injury” makes her the only person convicted in the case.
A Vietnamese woman on trial for assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother arrives at Malaysian Court to learn whether her second bid for freedom has succeeded. IMAGES
Vietnamese suspect Doan Thi Huong arrives at a Malaysian court, she is on trial for murder for the brazen Cold War-style killing of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in Kuala Lumpur in 2017. Her Indonesian co-accused was suddenly released earlier this week. IMAGES of Doan Thi Huong arriving at court
Videographic on nerve agents. A Malaysian court has ruled there is sufficient evidence to support a murder charge against two women accused of murdering Kim Jong Nam with nerve agent VX.VIDEOGRAPHICS
Two women accused of the assassination of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader arrive at Shah Alam court as a Malaysian judge is about to deliver a key ruling in the trial. IMAGES
Suspects arrive at Shah Alam court as trial resumes over murder of Kim Jong Nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in Malaysia. IMAGES