Otto Frederick Warmbier (December 12, 1994 – June 19, 2017) was an American university student. In 2016, he was arrested and convicted by North Korean authorities for attempted theft, for which he was sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment.
Officials in North Korea say Warmbier took a poster down from a staff-only floor of the hotel he was staying in.
Otto Warmbier was born on December 12, 1994, the eldest of three children of Fred and Cindy (née Garber) Warmbier, and was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio.He attended Wyoming High School, where he was considered popular and studious, and graduated in 2013 as salutatorian, the second-highest ranking student in his class. en.m.wikipedia.org
(CNN)After 17 months of detention in North Korea, the conditions of which are still unclear, Otto Warmbier returned to his home state of Ohio last week. On Monday, his family announced his death. "It would be easy at a moment like this to focus on all that we lost -- future time that won't be spent ... www.cnn.com
Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea for nearly a year and a half, died Monday afternoon, days after he returned home in a coma, his parents announced. Warmbier, 22, had been medically evacuated last week and was being treated at the University of ... www.washingtonpost.com
CINCINNATI – An American college student imprisoned by North Korea has extensive brain damage and is unresponsive to his surroundings, the doctors treating him said Thursday. A medical team from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center described Otto Warmbier's condition as a "state of ... www.foxnews.com
Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old student who was returned to the US in a coma last week after 17 months as a prisoner in North Korea, has died in a Cincinnati hospital, his parents announced. “It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home. Surrounded by his ... www.theguardian.com
Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia student who was freed from North Korean custody last week, has died, his family confirms. He was 22. His parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier, said in a statement that he died surrounded by loved ones at 2:20 p.m. on Monday. "It would be easy at a moment like ... www.cbsnews.com