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North Korea reportedly detained a U.S. citizen named Kim Hak Song on Saturday on suspicion of "hostile acts" against Pyongyang. Now, a "relevant institution" in the totalitarian government is "conducting [a] detailed investigation," state media reported.
Kim is the fourth American currently held by North Korea; a Korean-American man named Tony Kim was detained on Friday, April 21, and two other detainees were arrested in 2016 and sentenced to hard labor.
Both men arrested this year taught at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST), a Christian school typically attended by the children of North Korea's elite. Kim Hak Song reportedly described himself as a Christian missionary who wanted to start a farming experiment at PUST to improve North Korean agriculture.