Otto Warmbier, 22, of Wyoming, Ohio, died Monday afternoon from injuries suffered during detainment in North Korea.
>>ORIGINAL REPORT: Warmbier dies from injuries suffered in N. Korea
His death has garnered national attention and multiple condolences from politicians:
President Donald J. Trump offered the following statement regarding Warmbier’s death: "Bad things' happened in `brutal' North Korea but at least American died at home with parents.”
My full statement on the passing of Otto Warmbier: pic.twitter.com/KT538qw6tb— Sherrod Brown (@SenSherrodBrown) June 19, 2017
Otto Warmbier was such a promising young man. He was kind, generous and accomplished. He had a bright future ahead of him.— Rob Portman (@senrobportman) June 19, 2017
Young Pioneer Tours officials have announced the company will no longer be facilitating tours for U.S. nationals to North Korea:
Congressman Mike Turner released the following statement: