Providence: A body pulled from waters off a Providence park was that of a 22-year-old Brown University student missing since last month, the Rhode Island medical examiner's office said on Thursday. Sunil Tripathi was identified through a forensic dental exam, but a cause of death has not been determined, said Dara Chadwick, a spokeswoman for the state health department.
Tripathi's family, of Bryn Mawr, Pa, said it was overcome with grief but grateful for the outpouring of support relatives got over the last month. "As we carry indescribable grief, we also feel incredible gratitude," the Tripathi family said in a statement on a Facebook page set up to help find Tripathi, who went by Sunny. "To each one of you - from our hometown to many distant lands - we extend our thanks for the words of encouragement, for your thoughts, for your hands, for your prayers, and for the love you have so generously shared."
Tripathi's body was found on Tuesday by members of the Brown crew team off of India Point Park and was brought to shore by its coach, Providence Police Cmdr Thomas Oates said. Tripathi's family had been searching for him since mid-March with help from the FBI and fellow Brown students. His sister, Sangeeta, said he left his phone, wallet and other belongings in his apartment near campus and simply disappeared. He was on leave from the Ivy League school, where he was studying philosophy, and had been going through a difficult time,
09:59 PM, Apr 25, 2013
Boston: Police in Rhode Island pulled a man's body from the Providence River and authorities said it is "very possible" it is that of Indian-American student Sunil Tripathi, who has been missing since mid-March. The body was recovered on Tuesday night behind the Wyndham Garden Providence Hotel at around 6 pm. The coach of Brown's rowing team, which practices in that area, saw the body floating in the water and...
06:53 PM, Apr 24, 2013
Washington: Indian-American student Sunil Tripathi, who had been missing since mid-March, was on Friday wrongly identified on social media websites as one of the two suspects responsible for the Boston Marathon terror attack. The social media and part of the mainstream media was abuzz with rumors that 22-year-old Sunil, who went missing on March 16 and they have still not been able to find him, was the "possible suspect" in...
11:56 PM, Apr 19, 2013
Washington: The FBI has joined a search for 22-year-old Indian-American Sunil Tripathi, an undergraduate Brown University student who went missing on March 16. The police of Providence, Rhode Island, has launched a massive search operation to find Tripathi, while his friends have not only been doing their own search, putting up posters across the city, but also have launched a Facebook page to find him. Lead investigator detective Mark Sacco...
12:00 PM, Mar 25, 2013