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Coroner Can't Determine Cause Of Otto Warbier's Death

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The Hamilton County Coroner says her office lacks evidence to determine what caused the fatal brain damage that killed 22-year-old Otto Warmbier, who had been detained more than a year by North Korea. Doctor Lakshmi Sammarco says a year old injury to his brain caused oxygen deprivation, but the cause of the injury is not known. His parents and President Trump have accused North Korea of torturing him. North Korea has denied it, He died in June 2017, less than a week after his return to Cincinnati.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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