North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met an American citizen in Malaysia four days before he was shockingly killed, a police official said in his testimony at the trial on Monday.
Kim Jong Nam visited the island Langkawi, the location of tourism off the west coast of Malaysia, before meeting an American on February 9, said chief investigator Wan Azirul Nizam to the trial.
But Nizam can not confirm the hotel or the American's name.
"Until now, the identity of the US citizen can not be obtained," he said.
A computer forensic report from the police showed Jong Nam's last laptop was used on the same day and a USB drive was connected four days before he died on February 13, two women smeared Jong Nam's face with VX's agent as he waited for the plane to fly to Macau.
The Malaysian investigator pronounce four suspects who have not been identified in the murders are still free. The lawyers for the two women said they thought they were taking part in a reality show on a television station.
South Korean intelligence agency said Jong Nam was the target of a murder plan ordered by his sister.
Kim Jong Nam, not liked by his father who is also Kim Jong Un's father, the late Kim Jong Il, in 2011. Jong Nam was caught trying to enter Japan with a fake passport to visit Disneyland in Tokyo. [ps/jm]