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Malaysia searching for 4 N. Korean suspects who left country

  • Malaysia Deputy Inspector-General of Police Noor Rashid Ibrahim, left, speaks during a press conference at police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Investigators are still trying to piece together details of what appears to be the brazen assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korea's mercurial ruler and an exiled member of the country's elite. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

    Malaysia Deputy Inspector-General of Police Noor Rashid Ibrahim, left, speaks during a press conference at police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Investigators are still trying to piece together details of what appears to be the brazen assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korea's mercurial ruler and an exiled member of the country's elite. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)  (The Associated Press)

  • Malaysia Deputy Inspector-General of Police Noor Rashid Ibrahim, left, shows a picture of one of the suspects during a press conference at police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Investigators are still trying to piece together details of what appears to be the brazen assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korea's mercurial ruler and an exiled member of the country's elite. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

    Malaysia Deputy Inspector-General of Police Noor Rashid Ibrahim, left, shows a picture of one of the suspects during a press conference at police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Investigators are still trying to piece together details of what appears to be the brazen assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korea's mercurial ruler and an exiled member of the country's elite. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)  (The Associated Press)

  • Malaysia Deputy Inspector-General of Police Noor Rashid Ibrahim, center left, shows a picture of one of the suspects during a press conference at police headquarter in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Investigators are still trying to piece together details of what appears to be the brazen assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korea's mercurial ruler and an exiled member of the country's elite. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

    Malaysia Deputy Inspector-General of Police Noor Rashid Ibrahim, center left, shows a picture of one of the suspects during a press conference at police headquarter in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Investigators are still trying to piece together details of what appears to be the brazen assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korea's mercurial ruler and an exiled member of the country's elite. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)  (The Associated Press)

Malaysia's senior police official says they are looking for four more North Korean suspects who had left the country the same day the North Korean leader's brother died after being attacked at the airport.

Malaysia's deputy national police chief Noor Rashid Ibrahim identified all four at a news conference on Sunday. He also identified a fifth person of interest and showed photographs of two more North Koreans who were not identified by name but are also wanted by the government in connection with Kim Jong Nam's apparent assassination on Monday.

Four people have been arrested, including two women, a boyfriend of one of them and a North Korean man.