The body of Sunil Tripathi, a Brown University student missing since March 16, 2013, was found in Providence, R.I. the Rhode Island medical examiner's office confirmed on April 25, 2013. The cause of death has not yet been determined. Tripathi's body was found on April 22, 2013 by members of the Brown crew team in waters off India Point Park. Relatives of Tripathi, who is from Bryn Mawr, Pa., had been searching for him with help from the FBI and Brown students since mid-March. He had been on leave from the Ivy League school and was living with classmates in Providence at the time of his disappearance.
Shortly after the Boston Marathon bombings, Tripathi was falsely accused on social media as being one of the bombers.