American Detained in North Korea for Leaving Bible in Hotel Was on Vacation

korea pd(Reuters) — The U.S. citizen detained in North Korea, Jeffrey Fowle, 56, is a father of three with a passion for adventure who was in the country as part of a vacation tour, his lawyer said on Monday.

“Jeffrey loves to travel and loves the adventure of experiencing different cultures and seeing new places,” his attorney, Timothy Tepe, of Lebanon, Ohio, said in a statement.

“Mrs. Fowle and the children miss Jeffrey very much and are anxious for his return home,” the statement said.

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