Otto Warmbier dies a week after being returned home from North K - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Otto Warmbier dies a week after being returned home from North Korea

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An American man who returned home to Ohio last week after being held captive in North Korea has died.

Otto Warmbier died Monday afternoon, according to a statement from an Ohio hospital.

The 22-year-old Warmbier was sentenced for allegedly for taking down a sign of the dead dictator Kim Jong Il while he was in the country with a tour group. He was a University of Virginia student from suburban Cincinnati. 

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