4 times in advance of Kim Jong Nam was killed at a Malaysian airport, she seems to have posted a picture of herself sporting a shirt emblazoned with the acronym “LOL”, similar to the a single on the fleeing suspect caught on CCTV cameras.
Doan Thi Huong labored at an enjoyment outlet, according to Malaysian police, who have arrested her above the murder of Kim Jong Nam.
On a rice farm in northern Vietnam, the spouse and children whose daughter’s particulars match all those from Malaysian police said it seldom realized wherever she was considering that she left residence a decade in the past aged eighteen.
The previous submit on a Facebook page in the name of “Ruby Ruby”, which spouse and children users verified to be a single of Huong’s accounts, is dated Feb. 11 from Kampong Besut, Malaysia.
“I want to snooze extra but by your facet,” the submit reads over a picture of her, eyes closed and wrapped up in bed.
Malaysian police have said Huong and an Indonesian lady wiped a liquid, that contains an as but unknown toxic substance, on Kim Jong Nam’s deal with at Kuala Lumpur’s funds air terminal on Feb. 13.
The estranged 50 percent-brother of North Korean chief Kim Jong Un died before long later on.
Huong was described by police as an “enjoyment outlet personnel”, but they did not give particulars of wherever she had been used or what her immigration position was.
Among the the backlinks on a further Facebook account, which the spouse and children also said showcased shots of Huong, was a single to the page of the Vietnam Idol talent show. This account was in the name “Bella Tron Tron Bella” – Chubby Bella. There ended up no posts immediately after November.
A lady bearing a close resemblance to Huong sang on the show as contestant number 67816 on June three, 2016.
Facial recognition instruments give a match to the shots introduced by Malaysian police of Huong in custody.
The contestant gave Nam Dinh as her residence city – the very same as Huong’s according to passport particulars from the Malaysian police – but her name was provided as Dinh Thi Khuyen.
She left the show in the 1st spherical.
A member of the Vietnam Idol casting staff declined to comment on the visual appearance and its spokeswoman did not promptly return a ask for for comment.
“Can I sing you a music tonight?” she wrote in a Facebook submit on March 24 previous yr. “Reply the swiftest and set your mobile phone number in the comment. I will phone and sing for you.”
Spouse and children users mainly operate the rice paddies all around their residence in Nam Dinh, in the Red River Delta southeast of Hanoi.
Huong only visited from time to time, they said, and she was obscure about wherever she had been. She is now 28.
Her father, who fought for the North in the Vietnam War, lost portion of his leg in the fighting. Vietnamese authorities had been in touch considering that the arrest, he said.
“They only say they will support Huong as she is Vietnamese, but did not tell me if she is seriously a suspect,” he advised Reuters.
“Even even though I am her father I are not able to handle matters that happened when she is out there. I are not able to know,” said Doan Van Thanh, 63, who works as a stability guard in the community market place.
Spouse and children users said they only found out she was overseas from the media. They had assumed she was doing work in Hanoi.
So far, Vietnamese officials have only verified to media that investigations carry on and they are in touch with Malaysia.
A South Korean police formal said Huong visited the holiday vacation spot of Jeju Island in November for four times and they ended up hunting into what she may well have been accomplishing there, but declined to present even further particulars.
Of 65 pals on the “Ruby Ruby” Facebook page, 27 have Korean names. Fifty six of the pals are adult males.
A single position update on the 1st Facebook account was posted in the Korean language on March 23 previous yr, indicating “I really like you, I miss you”, although it did not use words that would be expected for anyone familiar with the language.
Most pictures in the accounts are of Huong attending functions, in lodge rooms or portraits. In lots of she blew kisses to the digicam.
Cosmetics, apparel and rapid foodstuff shops ended up among Huong’s likes on Facebook. Her put of schooling was provided as Harvard, although the spouse and children did not think that was legitimate.
On Jan. three, Huong posted a picture of a boarding go from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur. Spouse and children users said Huong was previous at residence in Nam Dinh from Jan. 25-29.
Huong also seems to aspect in a further on the net video clip. Posted previous April, it is on the channel of a Vietnamese YouTuber who will get women to kiss him in the road.
The lady in that video clip matches the a single in the hottest police photograph from Malaysia.
In the video clip she is shown giggling in advance of a kiss with the gentleman on a park bench.
In the photograph, she wears no makeup and stares uncertainly in direction of the digicam.
(Additional reporting by Praveen Menon in Kuala Lumpur, Jack Kim in Seoul, Reuters Movie Information Editing by Mike Collett-White)