A federal judge has ordered North Korea to pay more than $500 million to the parents of Otto Warmbier.
Federal judge awards parents of Otto Warmbier $501M (yes, half a billion dollars) in lawsuit against North Korea: “North Korea is liable for the torture, hostage taking, and extrajudicial killing of Otto Warmbier and the injuries to his mother and father” wrote Judge Beryl Howell
— Will Ripley (@willripleyCNN) December 24, 2018
North Korea was found by Judge Howell as being liable in a lawsuit by the Warmbier family.
BREAKING: North Korea Found Liable for Torturing Otto Warmbier to Death, Ordered to Pay Millions
— Townhall.com (@townhallcom) December 24, 2018
After being held in a North Korean prison for months, 22-year-old Otto Warmbier died just after being released.
‘Heartbreaking’: Otto Warmbier has died following release from North Korean prison https://t.co/A3vyjn48JC
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) June 19, 2017
We’ll see how North Korea reacts to this decision and what, if anything, the family will receive from the nation.