Otto Warmbier, American student detained in North Korea for 17 months, dies

Xinhua/Lu Rui via Getty Images(CINCINNATI, Ohio) — Otto Warmbier, the American student who was imprisoned in North Korea for more than 17 months and was returned home to Ohio last week, has died, his family said Monday.

“It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home,” his family said in part in a statement. “Surrounded by his loving family, Otto died today at 2:20 p.m.”

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