Palo Alto resident, 85, being held in North Korea | November 22, 2013 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |


https://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/print/2013/11/22/palo-alto-resident-85-being-held-in-north-korea


Palo Alto Weekly

News - November 22, 2013

Palo Alto resident, 85, being held in North Korea

Merrill Newman was about to leave the country when he was detained Oct. 26

by Sue Dremann

A Palo Alto man traveling through North Korea as a tourist in October was taken off a departing plane and has been detained ever since, his traveling companion to the country has confirmed.

This story contains 1089 words.

Stories older than 90 days are available only to subscribing members. Please help sustain quality local journalism by becoming a subscribing member today.

If you are already a subscriber, please log in so you can continue to enjoy unlimited access to stories and archives. Subscriptions start at $5 per month and may be cancelled at any time.

Log in     Subscribe