Man Freed by North Korea Burns to Death in California

22 November, 2017, 20:09 | Author: Wade Massey
  • The spot where Aijalon Gomes was found burning

Aijalon Gomes gained global attention several years ago after he was detained for illegally entering North Korea from China, Fox News noted. The reclusive regime sentenced Gomes to eight years of hard labor for illegally entering the country from China.

An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer first spotted Gomes on fire late Friday night in a lot near 5200 Pacific Highway.

An American man who was freed from a North Korean labour camp in 2010 burned to death in San Diego last week.

Police said his death appears to have been either an accident or suicide.

The officer stopped to try to help Gomes while crews from the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department (SDFD) arrived.

Aijalon M. Gomes, 38, had recently moved to San Diego from Boston, and police do not believe his death is the result of homicide, San Diego police homicide Lt. Todd Griffin said.

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McCarthy is asking for privacy and said she plans to set up an online fundraising page to help cover the costs of her son's funeral. "They would not let me talk to him".

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter gestures towards Aijalon Mahli Gomes' family that came to greet him in Boston, Massachusetts, August 27, 2010.

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"When he got off the plane, he got on his knees and was very thankful he was home", she said of her son.

McCarthy told the Union-Tribune that her son had struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder since his release and had become isolated from his family.

McCarthy said news of his death left her shocked and heartbroken - "I couldn't picture my son doing that to himself". He had been teaching English in South Korea.

"He was a handsome person", she said. "A final determination can not be made until the Medical Examiner completes their investigation", according to SDPD Lt. Todd Griffin. "He was selfless. He was always giving his last to everyone". The office is still investigating.

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