In this April 1, 2019, file photo, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong leaves Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, Malaysia. A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader has been released from a Malaysian prison. Maridam Yacfar told reporters at the prison Friday, May 3, 2019, that Doan Thi Huong looked “happy” but couldn’t give further details. Huong’s lawyers have said she is expected to be taken to the immigration office before flying back to Hanoi later Friday.(AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
KAJANG, Malaysia The Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Koreas leader was released Friday from a Malaysian prison and due to fly back to Hanoi later in the day, her lawyer and an embassy translator said.