Seach For Missing RI Student Uses Web, Expands To Connecticut

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4/24/2013  UPDATE: Police say a body found in a river near Tripathi’s apartment may be that of the missing student.

The search for missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi has expanded on social media in addition to moving across the border to Connecticut.

Family members have established a Facebook page to relay information about Tripathi who was reported missing on March 19. Tripathi, 22,  left his Providence apartment around 1 a.m. and may have been recorded shortly afterward on surveillance video. They have also started a Twitter account @findingsunny.

According to an article in the Boston Globe, Tripathi was last seen wearing a black Philadelphia Eagles hat, a black ski jacket, jeans, and thin black-rimmed glasses. He is described as being 6’0″ and 130 pounds.

Anyone who may have seen Tripathi is asked to call Providence police Detective Mark Sacco at 401-641-8691.

The family released this poster:

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