Body Kim Jong-nam has not yet been officially identified

Body Kim Jong-nam has not yet been officially identified

The body of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has not yet been identified. The Malaysian authorities have not yet determined where he died.

Kim Jong-nam was last week attacked in the budgetterminal of the airport of Kuala Lumpur. Apparently he got something in his face sprayed.

The deputy prime minister of Malaysia said that the victim, Kim Jong-nam, director-general Noor Hisham Abdullah at the ministry of Health said Tuesday that the authorities still do not have DNA material from family to that with the DNA of the victim to compare.

On the body are no traces of the prick or puncture wounds found. Nor is there anything proven to a heart attack. “The cause of death and identity are not yet known,” said Noor. South Korean and American officials assume that Kim by North Korean agents is killed. Kim lived under Chinese protection in Macau.

See also:
Malaysia is looking for four North Koreans in murder of brother Kim Jong-un


The body of Kim Jong-nam is heavily protected, reports news agency AFP. There patrouileren heavily armed Malaysian policemen in the morgue.

According to the news agency, the body is the center of a diplomatic row has become between Malaysia and North Korea. Pjongyang do not want any autopsy is performed and insists that the body to North Korea.

Malaysia is not in and says that the body in the morgue until a family member has come to identify.

Assassination of Kim Jong-nam may be captured on this camera

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular