Comedian and Activist Kidnapped and Killed in Colombia

MEDELLÍN, Colombia — Tou Ger Xiong, a well-known comedian and activist from Minnesota, was tragically kidnapped and murdered while on vacation in Colombia, his family confirmed. The 50-year-old Hmong community leader was abducted in Medellín after meeting a woman on social media, according to local officials cited by Colombian newspaper El Colombiano. In a statement, Xiong’s family expressed their deep sorrow: “It is with immense sadness that we share the heartbreaking news of the discovery …

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