Skip to comments.Otto Warmbier dies days after release from North Korean detainment
Posted on 06/19/2017 2:28:23 PM PDT by Innovative
Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea for nearly a year and a half, died Monday afternoon, his parents announced.
On Thursday, doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center said that the 22-year-old Otto Warmbier had extensive loss of brain tissue, and was in a state of unresponsive wakefulness.
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But we must not forget that N. Korea is responsible for this.
SoS John Kerry could have asked the Clinton Global Foundation to purchase the release of this American citizen.
I agree, the loss is terrible.
But now I suppose the Norks are going to eat him ?
I’m tired of getting punked by Iran, China, and N. Korea. Its happened a number of times dating back to the GW Bush administration. We always take our licks and move right along.
? He’s in the US
Only 22, and what a terrible last 18 months of his life. Do not let your child go to nations ruled by crazy leaders.
Geee. Who didn’t see this coming?
Grisly as it is, his body is yielding a treasure trove of how the Nokos torture and destroy enemies. “Missing brain tissue”?
That said, any American who travels to North Korea on non-governmental business is crazy.
Thank you Pres Trump for getting him home. Prayers for his parents. Sad that the last president (spit on his name...obama) did not try or try harder to get this young man home as he might have made it.
That could have been us if 2016 had been different. And 2020 is right around the corner.
Think Denis Rodman
RIP Otto and my the eternal light shine upon you.
NK must understand that there is going to be a price to be paid for this...a very steep one.
Rodman isn’t exactly playing with a full deck. Maybe that’s why he gets along with the man-child dictator in NK.
Sad for the family? Of course. tragedy that this young life is lost? Certainly. But I have to stop there when you say North Korea caused this. This young man’s cavalier attitude towards a VIOLENT communist country caused this. He was responsible for his choice, he went into a country where he should never have been, thinking that he was, I guess, someone special. All these American kids et al think that they’re not going to get touched elsewhere in the world ‘cuz they’re Americans I guess.This is the real world that we live in and unfortunately youth are being indoctrinated Not educated so they do not realize that when people say ‘don’t go” to certain places they mean don’t go to certain places!! I will reserve my sympathies and my outrage for the military lives that are lost going into these countries sometimes to pull these ppl out. I would also prefer if my tax dollars didn’t go to private citizens being rescued but rather our military being supported.
Poor kid. This is the 4th time he’s died.
This story reminds me of Rachel Corrie.
Sad for the lost to the family, but feel they lost him 17 months ago when BHO made his request to them...
Prayers for his soul..He was welcomed into Heaven and made whole again..when we take our last breath on Earth, we take our first breath in Heaven...Praise be to God.
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