Mother of Utah man freed from Venezuela jail last year dies

Mother of Utah man freed from Venezuela jail last year dies

FILE - In this July 13, 2016 file photo, Laurie Holt holds a photograph of her son Joshua Holt at her home in Riverton, Utah. Holt, a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail, has died at age 50. Former U.S. Rep. Mia Love said Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, that Holt died unexpectedly Sunday at her home in the Salt Lake City suburb of Riverton. Love says Laurie Holt's husband Jason Holt went to wake her for church and found her unresponsive. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Mother of Utah man freed from Venezuela jail last year dies

FILE - In this July 13, 2016 file photo, Laurie Holt holds a photograph of her son Joshua Holt at her home in Riverton, Utah. Holt, a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail, has died at age 50. Former U.S. Rep. Mia Love said Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, that Holt died unexpectedly Sunday at her home in the Salt Lake City suburb of Riverton. Love says Laurie Holt's husband Jason Holt went to wake her for church and found her unresponsive. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)