VIa NBC News:
A body pulled from the Providence River earlier this week has been confirmed as a missing Brown University student who was wrongly rumored to be a possible suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Officials confirmed through dental records that it was him, according to a spokesperson for the Rhode Island Department of Health.
Sunil Tripathi was last seen on March 16. Social media circles incorrectly identified him as the likley Boston Marathon bomber.
He had reportedly been suffering from depression.