Authorities say a SUNY Broome Community College student who had been reported missing has been found dead.

Binghamton police had sought help from the public in locating 19-year-old Alexander Wetzel. They said he had last been in contact with his family on Tuesday morning.

Detectives Wednesday evening cancelled that "attempt to locate" in a brief message to news media. The statement from police indicated Wetzel had been found but provided no additional information.

SUNY Broome issued a statement Thursday morning confirming Wetzel's death.

The statement offered condolences to Wetzel's family and friends. Funeral arrangements have not been announced.

Students and members of the campus community may contact SUNY Broome Counseling Services at 607.778.5210. They also may visit the counseling office in Student Services Room 210.

Faculty and staff may seek support through the employee assistance program by calling 800.327.2255.

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