Pro basketball star Brittney Griner in US custody following prisoner swap
(CNN) - Brittney Griner is now in U.S. custody, according to CNN.
The news organization said a U.S. official made the confirmation after the professional basketball star was released from a Russian detention center in a prisoner swap for Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout.
TV5 previously reported that Griner had been moved to a Russian penal colony.
President Joe Biden is expected to share remarks this morning.
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