Kim Jong-nam death: suspect Siti Aisyah released after charge dropped

Indonesian woman accused of killing estranged brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in 2017 A Malaysian court has dropped the case against one of two women smearing lotion on Kim Jong-nams face. Profile Who was Kim Jong-nam? Show Hide Born 10 May 1971, Kim Jong-nam was the eldest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. Kim Jong-il ruled the country from 1994 to 2011, and during much of that period, Kim Jong-nam had been considered his fathers designated successor. However that changed with an incident in 2001, when Kim Jong-un. He is thought to have then lived in exile for years, and unlike other relatives in the Kim dynasty, did not hold an official title or play any part …