North Korea’s objection delayed post-mortem, says pathologist


Muzliza Mustafa

Police maintain security outside the Shah Alam High Court on day three of the trial of Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, who are both accused of murdering North Korean Kim Jong-nam. – The Malaysian Insight pic, October 4, 2017.

A POST mortem was performed on the body of Kim Jong-nam a day late due to objection from the North Korean embassy, the court heard today.

Kuala Lumpur Hospital forensics pathologist Dr Mohd Shah Mahmood, who conducted the post-mortem on the man identified as “Kim Chol” on his passport, said this during cross examination at the trial of  25-year-old Indonesian Siti Aisyah and 29-year-old Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, who are both accused of murdering Jong-nam.


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