Missing University of Alabama student found safe in Mississippi


(Courtesy Karen Candida-Lombardo)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — The Tuscaloosa Police Department has confirmed that a student at the University of Alabama who went missing Wednesday has been safely found.

According to TPD, John Charles Lombardo, 21, of New York, was found at a location near Mississippi State University in Starkville Thursday. Starkville police officers report that Lombardo had told them he was in town to visit a friend.

Lombardo had last been heard from around 2 p.m. on Wednesday by his friends. Lombardo’s mother said she has not heard from John since Tuesday night.

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