Woman Suspected of Killing Kim Jong-Un's Half-Brother Freed

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Published on March 11, 2019 - Duration: 00:47s

Woman Suspected of Killing Kim Jong-Un's Half-Brother Freed

Siti Aisyah was released from custody after prosecutors dropped the murder charges against her.

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Woman Suspected of Killing Kim Jong-Un's Half-Brother Freed

A woman accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother has been freed.

According to  several reports  out Monday, Siti Aisyah was released from custody after prosecutors dropped the murder charges against her.

She  told reporters  she was "shocked" by the unexpected decision.

She was allowed to head home to Indonesia after spending more than two years behind bars.

Aisyah and another woman were suspected of  poisoning Kim Jong-nam  with a nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur's international airport in Feb.

2017.

The two previously said they thought they were  taking part in a prank  for a television show.

The trial in the case will continue later this week, and prosecutors are expected to announce if they will drop the charges against the second suspect.

Additional reporting from  Newsy affiliate CNN .

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