Body Confirmed as Missing Brown University Student Sunil Tripathi

The Rhode Island medical examiner’s office has identified the body pulled from a river on Tuesday as missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi.

A forensic dental examination helped confirm the identity of the 22-year-old’s body this morning, according to Dara Chadwick, spokesperson for the Rhode Island Department of Health.

“At this time, the cause of death is pending further study, and his family has been notified,” Chadwick said.  Chadwick could not confirm whether the body would remain at the medical examiner’s office.

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