Detainee in North Korea American student returned to Ohio

Detainee in North Korea American student returned to Ohio

MOSCOW, 14 Jul — RIA Novosti. American student Otto Frederick Warmbier, which over a year was in North Korea, arrived in the American state of Ohio, reports the associated Press.

North Korea on Tuesday released a detainee in the country of an American student, Otto-Friederich Warmbier, previously sentenced to 15 years in prison.

As reported, the plane, which was a student, arrived in Ohio about 22.20 (5.20 GMT) to the international airport Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky. From there he was hospitalized.

As reported by native Warmbier the Washington Post, currently he is in a coma. Some time after the detention of young people fell ill with botulism and taking a sleeping pill, fell into a coma.

The associated Press notes that Warmbier sentenced in March 2016 after the public recognition of the fact that he tried to steal a propaganda banner.

Yonhap news Agency reported that an American student was sentenced to imprisonment on charges of subversive activities against the DPRK. The Agency was cited on this occasion, the data of the experts that Pyongyang deliberately detain American citizens, trying to force the US government to start negotiations with him. In 2014, from detention in North Korea was released three Americans — Kenneth BAE, Matthew Todd Miller and Jeffrey Poul.