Nuclear Scientist Commits Suicide upon Forced Return From China
A North Korean nuclear scientist who had gone to China poisoned himself after he was forced home. The scientist killed himself in a state security cell while he awaited interrogation. Resources said that he was a researcher in the physics center of the State Academy of Sciences in Pyongyang. He belonged to a group of North Koreans who were detained in Shenyang city in China on Nov 4 and were sent back on Nov 17.