Released in North Korea American student Warmbier died
WASHINGTON, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanovsky. The DPRK released American student Otto Warmbier died, said in a statement Monday the family statement.
“Otto died today at 2.20 PM, surrounded by loving family,” the statement said.
“Unfortunately, the terrible torture of our son at the hands of North Koreans, left no other possible outcome,” — said in a statement.
It adds that “when Otto returned to Cincinnati, he could not speak, to see, to respond to verbal commands”. “But he was home and, we believe, could feel it,” said relatives. They thanked the American doctors, who, according to them, did everything to help Warmbier.
According to the OHCHR, Warmbier was in a coma from March 2016 once took a sleeping pill that he was given in prison. American physicians after the examination, the student stated that he suffered a severe traumatic brain injury.
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.
The Central Telegraph Agency of Korea (KCNA) reported that North Korean authorities “humanitarian grounds” was released American student who over a year was in North Korea.