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Former Pres. Carter Secures Release of N. Korean Prisoner

By: CBS
By: CBS

Former President Jimmy Carter is on his way back to the U.S. after securing the release of a Boston man.

Aijalon Mahli Gomes had been jailed in North Korea since January. He was serving an eight-year sentence for entering the state illegally.

Carter and Gomes are expected to arrive in Boston Friday afternoon.


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