UPDATE: Missing 18-year-old confirmed to be GVSU student, police still searching MSU’s campus

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A reference photo of Brendan Santo

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)—The Michigan State University Police are actively searching for 18-year-old Brendan Santo. He was last seen at Michigan State University’s campus leaving Yakeley Hall on Friday, October 29th.

Santo is not an MSU student but was visiting friends, and police say he may have been walking by the Brody Neighborhood.

Santo was last seen walking on campus and police say it does not seem he left the East Lansing area. Authorities confirmed they found his car in the area he last parked it.

He was last seen in grey sweatpants, a black t-shirt, a black baseball hat, and white converse high-top shoes.

Santo is 5 ’10” and weighs 160 pounds.

Michigan State Police and Ingham County Sheriff’s Office are assisting the search with special units. They have so far conducted searches on foot, by helicopter, drone, and boat.

The investigation has included interviewing anyone who last had contact with Santo. Authorities were able to determine this by viewing surveillance cameras, reviewing cellular, smartphone, and GPS data.

If you have any information please contact Detective Sergeant James Terrill at 517-388-6291 or TerrillJ@police.msu.edu.

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