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>> The first arrests tied to the murder of Kim Jong-nam. Malaysian police detaining a woman with Vietnamese travel papers on Wednesday in connection with the death of the half-brother of North Korean leader, Kim Kim Jong Un. It's a bizarre new twist in the saga, South Korea said earlier Wednesday, it's suspected a pair of agents from Pyongyang murdered Kim using some form of poison.
Reuters is following the investigation.>> Kim Jong Nam had been at the Kuala Lumpur Airport to catch a flight to Macau to see his family. Someone grabbed his face or held his face from behind. He fell dizzy and asked for help at the airport's clinic, where he died on route to a hospital.
Two suspects that South Korean spy agency believed it to be female, North Korean agents took a cab and then fled the scene.>> South Korean intelligence says Kim Jong-nam had been living with his second wife in the Chinese territory of Macau under protection from Beijing. And according to Malaysian police he held a passport under the name Kim Chol.
He had already survived an assassination attempt in 2012.>> Analysts have speculated that Kim Jong-nam might have attempted to seek asylum maybe in South Korea or maybe one western country that might have prompted this killing.>> Malaysian officials say the cause of Kim's death is not yet known.
Early on Wednesday, his body was taken to a second hospital for an autopsy. South Korea's spy agency suspects Kim Kim Jong-un issued an order for his half brother's assassination. But one expert tell Reuters that's unlikely because it would irritate China and Malaysia. Two of the handful of countries still on relatively good terms with North Korea.