Police And School Need Help Finding Missing Princeton Student Misrach Ewunetie

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Princeton University and local law enforcement issued further requests for public help and information following the sudden disappearance of a student Friday.

Undergraduate student Misrach Ewunetie, 20, was last seen around the 3:00 a.m. hour near a residential building on the Princeton Campus in New Jersey, according to a tweet from the university. The school noted that she has brown eyes, black hair, a light brown complexion and is 5 foot 4 inches tall, weighing 130 pounds.

Ewunetie has not contacted any friends or family in several days and is considered a missing person by the Department of Public Safety, according to the Daily Princetonian. The Ivy leaguer is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, and is a member of the class of 2024, majoring in sociology with an additional certificate in computing, Planet Princeton reported.

The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland issued a statement Tuesday to 19 News regarding her disappearance, saying that “the Villa Angela – St. Joseph High School community learned today of a report that Misrach Ewunetie, a 2020 honors graduate, was missing from the Princeton University campus. We are praying for her swift and safe return.” (RELATED: ‘Manipulated And Groomed’: Retired Green Beret Explains Why So Many Women Go Missing)

Officers are searching near the campus and surrounding area as of Wednesday morning, according to Anyone with information on her whereabouts has been asked to call the department of public safety at (609) 258-1000. People can also submit anonymous tips online regarding Ewunetie’s disappearance.