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Spring Breaker From Rice University Missing In Florida

By: Associated Press News Email
By: Associated Press News Email
The family of a 21-year-old Rice University student who went missing while in Panama City Beach on spring break is asking the public to continue looking for him.

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Associated Press News Release

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The family of a 21-year-old Rice University student who went missing while in Panama City Beach on spring break is asking the public to continue looking for him.

Reny Jose was reported missing Tuesday morning from the beach-front home he rented with friends.

Family friend Benny Thottam told the News Herald of Panama City (http://bit.ly/1kCfxSL ) that the search for Jose has extended to vacant buildings in the area.

The Bay County Sheriff's Office says a marine unit is searching the Gulf of Mexico near the home Jose was staying. They've also notified authorities in neighboring counties and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Jose's friends say they last saw him near the house on Monday evening. Deputies later found his clothes, cell phone and wallet in a trash can.

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Information from: The (Panama City, Fla.) News Herald, http://www.newsherald.com


Associated Press News Release

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities in Panama City Beach are searching for a missing spring breaker from Rice University.

The Bay County Sheriff's Office says 21-year-old Reny Jose hasn't been seen since 7 p.m. Monday. He arrived in Panama City Beach with friends for spring break on Saturday.

The News Herald of Panama City (http://bit.ly/1fH308z ) reports friends contacted police Tuesday morning to report Jose missing from the beach-front home he was renting. His clothes and personal items were found in a garbage can near the home.

An air unit from the sheriff's office searched the area on Tuesday.

Anyone with information about Jose is asked to call the sheriff' office at 850-747-4700.

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Information from: The (Panama City, Fla.) News Herald, http://www.newsherald.com


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