February 12, 2003

No Leads on Shetty

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After nearly five months of searching, investigators still have no answers in the mysterious disappearance of Ritesh Shetty grad.

“The investigation is still active, but we’ve not had any news at all,” said Linda Grace Kobas, director of the Cornell News Service.

Shetty, a native of India and graduate student in chemical engineering, has been missing since Sept. 22.

In late September, local police and volunteers conducted massive ground search operations, and New York State Police divers canvassed the shallow pools of the nearby gorges. Although officials did not uncover any evidence during these early investigations, their efforts remain diligent.

“The investigation will never close