Ohio man's wife upset by North Korea appeal

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CINCINNATI (AP) — The wife of a southwestern Ohio man detained in North Korea is upset about his comments that he and another American will soon be put on trial.

The attorney for Jeffrey Edward Fowle's (FOWLZ) family said Friday his wife hadn't seen the video, but had read news reports about his comments appealing for U.S. help to get them home.

Lebanon lawyer Timothy Tepe (TEEP) says the comments are very upsetting to Fowle's wife. Tepe says he and the family are still gathering information and expect to make a statement Monday.

U.S. Rep. Mike Turner says he is "very concerned" about the situation. The Dayton Republican says he's in communication with the State Department. He says former Dayton congressman and U.S. diplomat Tony Hall is trying to help.

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