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N. Korean Nuclear Scientist Who Defected Kills Himself Rather Than Go Back He reportedly died before interrogation New York Post – December 29, 2017

N. Korean Nuclear Scientist Who Defected Kills Himself Rather Than Go Back
He reportedly died before interrogation
New York Post – December 29, 2017

A nuclear scientist who defected from North Korea committed suicide in a jail cell rather than return to the hermit kingdom, according to reports.

The lead researcher at the physics center of the State Academy of Sciences in Pyongyang took poison hours before he was to be interrogated, according to Radio Free Asia.

“He killed himself only a few hours after he was placed in solitary confinement at the State Security Department in Sinuiju city,” the broadcaster reported, citing a source from North Hamgyong Province.

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