Malaysia Releases North Korean Murder Suspect From Detention

March 02, 2017 08:42 PM
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The North Korean suspect held over the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of the North's leader, was released from a detention centre and driven away in a police convoy, a Reuters witness said. Ri Jong Chol, who had been held after the killing of Kim on Feb. 13, was expected to be taken to the immigration office to be prepared for deportation to North Korea, according Malaysian officials speaking to Reuters on Thursday.