85 year old American identified as detainee in N. Korea – newspaper

Detained American identified as 85 year old Merrill Newman
November 21st, 2013

An elderly man that “may” have recently been detained by North Korea has been identified as 85 year old Merrill Newman by the San Jose Mercury Press.

If true, the report confirms Tuesday’s speculation that North Korea had detained a second American tourist in twelve months, this time “from the plane on which he was

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Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

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