WORLD Malaysian prosecutor to drop murder charge against Vietnamese woman in DPRK man's murder case

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Malaysian prosecutor to drop murder charge against Vietnamese woman in DPRK man's murder case

Xinhua

10:31, April 01, 2019

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia's prosecutors said Monday that they would drop the murder charge against Doan Thi Huong, a Vietnamese woman, for the death of a man from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) at a Malaysian airport in 2017.

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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong is escorted by police after a court session for her trial at the Shah Alam High Court for murder case of Kim Jong Nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's brother, on August 16, 2018 in Shah Alam, Malaysia. (File Photo: VCG)

The prosecutor is expected to alternate the charge against Huong for act not intended and not known to be likely to cause death.

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