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Man found dead in Lake Erie was a missing student

cleveland (WJW) — Male body It was pulled from Lake Erie on Monday, April 8th. It has been confirmed that you are a student of IndiaHe had been reported missing since March 5th.

of Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office He confirmed to FOX 8 News on Wednesday that the body of 25-year-old Abdul Alfas Mohamed was pulled from the water. lake erie in the 1000 block of East 9th Street.

It is located near Voinovich Bicentennial Park on the East 9th Street Pier. rock hall of fame.

According to a news release, officers were called to the scene Monday around 2:30 p.m.

His cause or cause of death has not been disclosed.

Abdul Mohammed (Cleveland Police Department)

The local student was last seen leaving his home on East 13th Street on March 5th. reserve square Cleveland police said he went home on March 5 but never returned.

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Police first began distributing missing person flyers on March 14.

of Consulate General of India in New York confirmed the man's death Monday social media posts:

I was heartbroken to learn that Mohammed Abdul Alfas, whose body was found in Cleveland, Ohio, was found during a search effort. We would like to express our deepest condolences to the family of Mohammed Alfas.

@IndianNewYork We are in contact with local authorities to ensure a thorough investigation into the death of Mohamed Abdul Al-Fas. We are providing all possible assistance to the family to transport his remains to India.

Statement on X from the Consulate General of India in New York

A US State Department spokesperson also issued the following statement:

We read the news of the death of Mohammed Abdul Al-Fas and send our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. We are committed to the safety, well-being, and comfort of international students on our U.S. campuses. We are working with the Government of India to ensure that the approximately 270,000 Indian students on campus are aware of and have full access to campus resources.

US Department of State Spokesperson

FOX 8 News has reached out to Cleveland Police for more information.



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