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Indian-origin student found dead in US



New York : An Indian-origin student was found dead here after he went missing earlier this week, police said.

Aalaap Narasipura, 20, was an electrical engineering student at Cornell University and was missing from Wednesday, ABC News reported.

Cornell University Police said Narasipura’s body was recovered on Friday from Fall Creek, a gorge located near Ithaca Falls.

The circumstances of Narasipura’s death remain under investigation, but police said they don’t suspect any foul play.

State and local authorities from multiple agencies searched Narasipura’s residence, academic spaces and regular routes of travel as well as adjacent natural areas and gorges around the Ivy League university.

They did not find any evidence of his whereabouts until coming across his body in Fall Creek, police said.–IANS