Kim Jong Nam murder | Pyongyang envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

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The 45-year-old estranged brother was allegedly assassinated last week at Kuala Lumpur International airport in Malaysia.

The investigation into Kim's death has sparked a diplomatic row between Malaysia and North Korea.

The half-brother of Kim Jong Un did not die of a heart attack and his body showed no puncture wounds, but laboratory test results are needed to establish a cause of death, Malaysian health officials said Tuesday in announcing preliminary autopsy results.

Surveillance video (above), obtained by Japan's Fuji TV and often grainy and blurred, seems to show the two women approaching Kim Jong Nam from different directions that morning.

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Security has been bolstered at the hospital where his body is being held, and it's reported Kim's son will personally claim his father's remains.

Four people have been detained in connection with the crime, including the two suspected assailants and a North Korean national, who was arrested Friday.

"At the moment we can not trust the investigation by the Malaysian police", ambassador Kang Chol told reporters after talks at the foreign ministry.


Among the Chinese government's other fears is the possibility of a sudden regime collapse in North Korea leading to chaos and the potential for hundreds of thousands of North Korean refugees to head across the Chinese border, diplomatic sources have said.

The entire investigation has been "politicized by Malaysia in collusion" with North Korea's bitter enemy, South Korea, he said.

North Korea declared itself a nuclear power in 2005.

The women then turn and calmly walk off in different directions.

A second woman was also seen walking swiftly away in another direction after the assault, though it was unclear if she had participated in the attack. "Yesterday I was with them (forensic team), they explained to me, of course, we have to get the DNA profile (Kim Jong-nam)", he said.

South Korea's Acting President on Monday asked the government to strengthen security against possible North Korean incitement, given Seoul's strong belief that Pyongyang masterminded the killing of Kim Jong-nam, a media report said.

As several media outlets have reported, China once saw Jong Nam as the potential replacement for Jong-un.

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