This is absolutely heartbreaking.
According to reports, Otto Warmbier– the U.S. student who was imprisoned in North Korea and has remained in a coma– has passed away.
— ABC News (@ABC) June 19, 2017
“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.”
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
Family statement: Otto Warmbier has died pic.twitter.com/vkkpqhA3qb
— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) June 19, 2017
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
RIP, Otto. My heart breaks for his family. This is devastating.