The Rhode Island medical examiner’s office says a body found pulled from a river in Providence is that of a Brown University student missing since last month.
Tripathi was one of the people who was wrongly identified as a potential Boston bomber, after crowdsourcing groups on Reddit posted his name as someone who resembled the suspect in a white baseball cap in FBI photos of the suspect. That man in the baseball cap was in fact Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect currently in police custody in hospital in Boston.
Health Department spokeswoman Dara Chadwick says the body of 22-year-old Sunil Tripathi was identified morning through a forensic dental exam. The cause of death has not been determined.
Oh Boy, if this Kid committed suicide because of a false accusation the CT communities are in big trouble.