(TIML NEWS) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half-brother died Monday after becoming ill at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia, according to Selangor State Criminal Investigations Department Chief Fadzil Ahmat. Another police source told CNN the man who died is named Kim Jong Nam.
Police have described the incident as a “sudden death” pending the results of a post-mortem investigation. South Korean media is reporting that he was in his 40s at the time of his death.
Reports surfaced that Kim Jong Nam fell from favor from the ruling family after he was caught trying to sneak a visit to Tokyo Disneyland using a forged document in 2001 — something he denied to a reporter. FYI He never met Kim Jong Un either.
It is not clear when he left North Korea, but Kim Jong Nam spent time living in Macau and China and was absent from his father’s funeral in 2011, fueling earlier rumors
that he had been banished from the country. Drop a comment below!!!