Merrill Newman

Merrill Newman

North Korea Deports 85-Year-Old Korean War Vet Held Since October

Korean War vet Merrill Newman, 85, was set to end a 10 day tour of North Korea on Oct. 26. He was pulled off a plane in North Korea for unknown reasons.

12/06/2013

Merrill Newman

Friends, Family Hope For Safe Return Of Colusa Man Held By North Koreans

An 85-year-old Northern California man is being held in North Korea, and his friends and family want to know why and they want him back home.

11/22/2013

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Wife Of California Man Detained In North Korea Asks For His Return

The wife of an 85-year-old Korean War veteran detained in North Korea has implored authorities there to let her husband return to his anxious, concerned family.

11/22/2013