SIU student found dead in wooded area

By WEEK Producer

February 18, 2014 Updated Feb 19, 2014 at 2:13 AM CDT

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- A 19-year-old Southern Illinois University student, who disappeared last week, has been found dead.

The body of Pravin Varughese was found Tuesday morning in a wooded area of Carbondale about five miles from where he was last seen on Wednesday.

The exact cause of Varughese's death has not been released, but police think the cold may have played a role.

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