Kim Jong-Nam’s body taken to KL hospital for post mortem

A mortuary van believed to be ferrying the body of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother, Kim Jong-Nam, was spotted leaving the Putrajaya hospital in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday morning, The New Straits Time Online reported on Wednesday.

A source at the hospital said a body of a foreigner was being brought to the Kuala Lumpur hospital for post mortem. He told reporters that hospital in KL has bigger space and facilities for post mortem.

Police have confirmed that a North Korean who died at the KL International Airport 2 on Monday was King Jong-Nam.

South Korean broadcaster TV Chosun reported on Tuesday that poison needles were used in the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam. The 40-year old Nam was poisoned by two unidentified female agents using poisoned needles at KL airport.