Search for missing Brown student expands

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 9.0.115 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

March 24, 2013, 7:58 am
SHARE THIS POST
Print Article


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Brown University says the search for a missing student who was last seen on campus a week ago is expanding outside Providence to Boston, Connecticut, New York and Philadelphia.
Sunil Tripathi is a philosophy major at Brown who grew up in Bryn Mawr, Pa. He has been living in Providence since 2008. He was on approved leave from the Ivy League school.
Brown spokeswoman Darlene Trew Crist says in a statement Saturday that Providence and Brown police departments are leading the missing person investigation.
The search for Tripathi over the last six days focused on the greater Providence area. It involved distributing flyers, searching various neighborhoods and soliciting for information through social media sites.
Tripathi is 6 feet tall and was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black ski jacket, glasses and a wool hat.


(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Tags: brown, search, Brown University, Sunil Tripathi, Expand
RELATED STORIES
COMMENTS
3rd Seabrook officer suspended without pay for 2 days
Latest recall brings annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30M vehicles
Philip Chism is charged with attacking a female DYS worker while awaiting his trial in the death of Colleen Ritzer