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[UPDATE]: University of Virginia Student Otto Warmbier Released By North Korea June 13, Dies

WorldNews Monday, 19 June 2017
[UPDATE]: University of Virginia Student Otto Warmbier Released By North Korea June 13, DiesThe Associated Press reported American college student Otto Warmbier, who was released on humanitarian grounds after he fell into a coma while in North Korean custody for 17 months, died Monday afternoon. He was 22. In a statement released by UC Health Systems, the family said “it is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home. Surrounded by his loving family, Otto died today at 2:20 p.m.” The family thanked the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treating him but said, "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced...
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News video: UVA student, now in a coma, freed from North Korean prison

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University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier was medically evacuated from North Korea, where he was serving a 15-year hard labor prison sentence. His family says Warmbier is in a coma. Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson spoke to CBSN about how Warmbier's release was likely...

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