Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: Otto Warmbier has died. The American college student returned to the U.S. last week in a coma after being held by North Korea for more than a year. He was 22 years old. Ann Thompson of member station WVXU in Cincinnati has been covering this story. And, Ann, to begin, the family released a statement this afternoon with the news that their son had died. What did it say? ANN THOMPSON, BYLINE: The one-page statement talked about his love for life. It criticized the treatment when he was held in North Korea and thanked the U.S. doctors who treated him, and mentioned how he was at peace when he died. And some of the comments include - his parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier, say, it would be easy at...
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Otto Warmbier Dies Days After Release From North Korea