It is being reported that Otto Warmbier, the college student who had just returned to the US after spending over a year in a North Korean prison, has passed away:
Breaking News: Otto Warmbier, who was held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months before coming home last week, has died, his family said. pic.twitter.com/GW9aUlSAcR— Fox News (@FoxNews) June 19, 2017
Otto Warmbier, US student held in North Korea, has died after returning home in a coma, family says https://t.co/sBgIEktAqR— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) June 19, 2017
Otto Warmbier died this afternoon, his family said in a statement.— NPR (@NPR) June 19, 2017
BREAKING: Otto Warmbier, US student freed from North Korea, has died, family says in a statement released by Ohio hospital.
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 19, 2017