One month after his last sighting, Sunil Tripathi’s family and friends continue their search for him. The 22-year-old Brown University student is six feet tall and weighs 130 pounds, and he was last seen on March 16 in Providence, Rhode Island, wearing a black hat with a Philadelphia Eagles logo, thin black-rimmed glasses, a black ski jacket and jeans.
Originally from Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and known as “Sunny,” Tripathi was taking some time off from Brown, volunteering at libraries and a chess club while living near campus with other students. (CBS News) The FBI joined the search for him, which has expanded beyond Providence to other states in the region.
Sunny’s classmates and his father, Akhil, recently shared their memories of the shy, quiet deep thinker who is also described as kind and meticulous. The Facebook page set up to to help find him has over 5,000 likes and is reported to have had over one million unique visits. Last week, Sunny’s family released a video urging him to get in touch and let them know he’s safe.
Anyone with information on Sunil Tripathi’s whereabouts should contact Providence Police at 401-641-8691.