MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A FedEx pilot and retired U.S. Air Force pilot has been reunited with his family after being detained in China since September of 2019.
Todd Hohn left Guangzhou, China on June 27, 10 months after being detained for items found in his luggage before he boarded a commercial flight, according to the Associated Press.
The Wall Street Journal reported officials found pellets used in replica air guns in his bag. A criminal investigation was launched.
In a statement released Monday, U.S. Attorney Theodore Simon says Hohn has been officially exonerated. The statement reads in part:
Simon says Hohn noted that he was treated with courtesy and respect during his time in China and holds no animosity.