On the morning of Feb 13, Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was at Malaysia's low-priced Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) and headed for his flight to Macau where he lives in exile.
Malaysian police were questioning three suspects - Aisyah, another woman who carried a Vietnamese passport, and a man they said is Aisyah's boyfriend. Besides the two woman, several men-including a North Korean citizen-have been arrested in connection with his death.
It was the first official comment from North Korea since the killing of Kim Jong-Nam at Kuala Lumpur worldwide airport on Monday.
However, Malaysia says it is waiting on a DNA sample from Kim's next-of-kin and will only then consider releasing the body.
Ambassador Kang maintained the Malaysian police ignored his request to release the body without further delay, and this "strongly suggests that the Malaysian side is trying to hide something which needs more time and deceive" the North.
Malaysia is one of just a handful of countries to have full diplomatic ties with North Korea, with each country having an embassy in the other's capital.
The Royal Malaysia Police released a short statement confirming the death of Kim Jung Nam and said it would be conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
Jong-nam, who was travelling under the name "Kim Chol", died on the way to Putrajaya Hospital.
Ambassador Kang Chol's comments were the first official remarks from North Korea since the killing, while its state media have remained silent on the murder.
One of the women suspected of being involved in the attack on Kim Jong-nam
"The post-mortem has been completed, but the post-mortem results have not been released yet", he said when contacted by Bernama News Channel (BNC) here today.
Her mother-in-law told Indonesian foreign ministry officials yesterday she and her family had no relationship with her since she divorced her husband.
This photo from Indonesian news portal Kumparan obtained on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 shows the portrait on the passport of Siti Aisyah, 25, an Indonesian woman suspected to be involved in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother at Kuala Lumpur Airport on Monday, Feb. 13.
The first suspect was arrested on Wednesday, two days after Jong Nam's death.
Along with United States officials, they have claimed Mr Kim was assassinated by North Korean agents acting on behalf of the country's leader.
If North Korea is responsible for the killing of Kim Jong Un's half brother, Kim Jong Nam, then the reclusive country should be relisted to the USA terrorism sponsor list, a US congressman told Radio Free Asia (RFA). Kim died on his way to hospital.
Later that evening, 26-year-old Malaysian Muhammad Farid Bin Jalaluddin was taken into custody.
His mother was one of the dictator's favored mistresses, actress Song Hye-rim, and for a while Kim Jong Nam was the most public of his father's sons. He said the second one would take place on Saturday.