Updated: Oct 28, 2019
Update: the missing student's body has been found. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and the Cornell Community in this difficult time. Read the full statement from the Cornell VP here.
To help support the Tsialas family in funeral expenses, please consider donating to this GoFund Me.
Saturday, October 26th, Ithaca, NY ---
A Message from Cornell University Vice President Ryan Lombardi:
As you may be aware, the Cornell Police and local law enforcement agencies are actively searching for Cornell student Antonio Tsialas. Antonio was last seen on the evening of Thursday, Oct. 24, at an event at 120 Mary Ann Wood Drive. His family – who are currently in Ithaca – reported him missing yesterday afternoon.
The Cornell Police are asking anyone with information about Antonio’s whereabouts to call them at 607-255-1111. Antonio is a first-year student in the College of Arts and Sciences. He is an 18-year-old male, 5’10” tall with brown eyes, brown hair and weighs approximately 175 lbs. He has a scar over the right side of his upper lip.
We are staying in contact with Antonio’s parents and are hopeful for a positive outcome. Please be sure to take care of yourselves and to support those around you during this uncertain and challenging time for our community. As always, please use the support services listed at the close of this email.
We will provide additional updates as soon as they are available.