The Newest on the trial of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at an airport in Malaysia (all times local):
A authorities post-mortem report submitted as proof within the trial of two women accused of murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader shows in that the VX nerve agent used to kill him was found not only on his face & eyes yet in addition in his blood, urine & on his clothing.
Authorities pathologist Mohamad Shah Mahmood, who ready the report, told the courtroom Tues. in that “the reason for death is acute VX nerve agent poisoning” after excluding different attainable illnesses or accidents.
The 11-page report stated an examination of Kim Jong Nam’s body showed injury to his organs, together with part of the brain, both lungs, his liver & spleen.
It stated a chemical determination detected VX in addition to VX precursors & by-products on Kim’s body & clothing & luggage.
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Chemical pathologist Nur Ashikin Othman testified Tues. at the trial of the 2 women accused of smearing VX nerve agent on Kim Jong Nam’s face.
Nur Ashikin stated the 2 suspects had normal enzyme levels of their blood tests. She stated the efficiency of VX relies upon on the dosage or concentration, the sort & period of exposure & whether or not decontamination measures have been made. The- defense has asserted the 2 women weren’t exposed to VX.
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