>> The Kim Jong-Nam murder trial could hinge on the alleged weapon, VX nerve agent. Lawyers defending the two women charged with killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader now asking foreign experts to assess the evidence.>> We are going to send the expert reports to our own experts.
We have our own experts from overseas, so we will allow our experts to produce that document and then give us some feedback, and then we will also give them feedback on our legal aspect of what we think. The post mortem report, which we glanced through earlier with their several nurse.
They have confirmed that the cause of death is by VX. The defense lawyers also said they were looking for essential evidence in Vietnam but gave no further details. Two women, one Indonesian and the other Vietnamese, charged with Kim Jong-Nam's murder in February of this year when they allegedly smeared his face with VX at Kuala Lumpur Airport.
The toxin, a chemical United Nations classifies as the weapon of mass destruction. If convicted, the pair could face the death penalty. The United States and South Korea blamed North Korea for Kim Jong-Nam's murder. He was living in exile and was known to have criticized his family's dynastic rule.
But North Korea refuses to accept the victim even was Leader Kim Jong Un's half brother. They say the man, whoever he was, died of a heart attack. Pyongyang says it's all a plot concocted by Malaysia and South Korea.