Kim Chol's cause of death consistent to poisoning - News Summed Up

Kim Chol's cause of death consistent to poisoning


SHAH ALAM: The condition of slain North Korean Kim Chol was consistent to that of a person poisoned with Organophosphate, a chemical compound found in the deadly nerve agent VX, the High Court heard. "Usually, when a patient is brought in dead, or after 30 minutes of CPR (cardio pulmonary resuscitation), the pupils would be fixed and dilated. Kalyani testified that when Kim Chol was brought to the Putrajaya hospital, there was no pulse and he showed no sign of life. "However, I could not confirm the real time of his death because we were unsure of when he really died," she said adding that the cause of death was unknown. Kim Chol, 45, who was claimed to be Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was killed using the highly toxic liquid nerve agent VX at klia2, about 9am on Feb 13.


Source: New Strait Times November 14, 2017 10:41 UTC


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