Menu

Drug smuggler? Victim of scholar envy? UNC prof in Argentine jail


A 68-year-old UNC-Chapel Hill physics professor with three degrees from Oxford University is being held in an Argentine prison on charges of trying to smuggle two kilograms of cocaine. Paul H. Frampton, who holds the title Louis D. Rubin Jr. Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy, said in a telephone interview that he was arrested Jan. 23 at the airport in Buenos Aires. (Charlotte Observer)

Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related:

Recent Campus Connections News:

Carbon 3D, Company Founded by UNC Chemist, Gains Google’s $100M Backing

UNC doctor receives thousands to aid his cancer research

Tar Heel Tailgate Talks featured pre-game this football season

Stuart Scott’s memoir uplifting

Catching up with Carolina


© 2005-2015 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.