Deirdre Shesgreen, USA TODAY Published 6:48 p.m. ET March 25, 2020 | Updated 6:57 p.m. ET March 25, 2020CLOSETrump administration officials have told the family of Bob Levinson – a retired FBI agent held prisoner in Iran for more than a decade – that he has died in Iranian custody, family members said Wednesday.Levinson disappeared 13 years ago from the island of Kish, off Iran’s southern coast. Exactly what Levinson was doing in Kish remains a matter of dispute, with some reports suggesting he was working for the CIA to recruit an Iranian spy and others disputing that.In a statement, the Levinson family made no mention of that controversy – only of their agony in learning of his death.“We recently received information from U.S. officials that has led both them and us to conclude that our wonderful husband and father died while in Iranian custody,” the family’s statement said.“We don’t know when or how he died, only that it was prior to the COVID-19 pandemic,” they said. “It is impossible to describe our pain … If not for the cruel, heartless actions of the Iranian regime, Robert Levinson would be alive and home with us today. It has been 13 years waiting

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