Vietnamese Suspect in Kim Jong-nam Death No Stranger to Korea

      February 24, 2017 13:00

      A Vietnamese woman identified as one of the two suspects in the assassination of Kim Jong-nam had a Facebook account full of photos of Korean food and Korean words, Reuters reported Wednesday.

      Doan Thi Huong's Facebook page also had a photo of her wearing the same T-shirt she wore on the day of the hit, and 27 of her 65 online friends seem to be South Korean.

      Huong, who has told investigators she thought she was taking part in a reality TV prank, also appeared on a talent show on Vietnamese TV last year, using an alias.

      A 30-second YouTube clip shows her singing a song on the program.

      Japan's Asahi Shimbun quoted a friend Thursday saying Huong "dated several South Korean men." The friend, who claimed to have been her roommate until recently, said Huong told her she was going to Jeju Island with a man about a week before the assassination.

      South Korean investigators have found that Huong went to Jeju Island last November and a South Korean man in his 20s vouched for her visa.

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