The second woman was arrested and charged with murdering half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, said the Malaysian police.
The woman was an Indonesian passport, was arrested at about 2 a.m. Thursday, local time, said the Malaysian police in a statement. Police did not say where she was detained, only that she was found on the CCTV footage of the international airport of Kuala Lumpur, and was alone at the time of the arrest.
Kim Jong-Nam died Monday morning after he was allegedly poisoned at the airport, according to the National intelligence Committee of the Assembly of South Korean. The first arrest was made Wednesday, when a woman with a Vietnamese travel document was taken into custody by police at the airport. She had to appear in court on Thursday.
The North Korean Embassy in Malaysia confirmed the identity of Kim Jong-Nam. Kim traveled under the name of Kim Chol. Kim was about to Board a flight to Macau, in China to see his family when he was killed. It is still unclear who attacked him and how, but the President of the national Assembly intelligence Committee Lee Chul-Woo said at a press briefing on Wednesday that Kim was attacked by "two Asian women."
Malaysian official told CNN that he was taken to the hospital, who decided to send him to the hospital. He died on the way. The autopsy of the remains of Kim were held on Wednesday evening, according to reports Malaysian state media, but the cause of death is still unknown.
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