Brogan Dulle, a University of Cincinnati student, has been missing since May 18. He was hanging out with friends at The St. Clair and Mac’s Pizza Pub in Cincinnati on the night he vanished, reports The News Record.
UPDATE: Brogan Dulle has been found dead. For more information on Dulle’s death, follow the below link:
Here’s what you need to know:
1. The Alarm Was Raised When Dulle Never Showed for Work
He’s a swim coach at the Mercy HealthPlex and Turpin Hills swim clubs in the Cincinnati area. The alarm was first raised on May 18 when Dulle never showed up for work on Monday May 19. Soon afterward, his parents filed a missing persons report.
2. Dulle Was Looking for His Phone When he Disappeared
According to latest reports, Dulle can be seen on surveillance footage looking for his phone close to where he was last seen by friends. At the time, he was wearing a blue shirt and khaki pants. He is 6 feet tall, weighs arounds 145 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. Dulle wears eye glasses. Addressing the public today, Lt. James Whalen, said:
We’re talking to every single person we can find in the neighborhood. It’s unusual we don’t get a phone call from somebody who say something.
3. His Family Thanked ‘Complete Strangers’ Who Have Helped in the Search
His family have released a statement about the search for their son:
We would like to thank everyone who has searched, posted, shared or tweeted in our efforts to find Brogan, including those who love him and know what a wonderful and caring young man he is. We also want to thank the many complete strangers who are working so hard to help find Brogan. The kindness and love shared by so many is helping us tremendously during this difficult time. We are hopeful that Brogan will be found safe and soon. We miss him and love him very much. Brogan if you see this, nothing matters but getting you home. Please reach out to any of us, mom, dad, siblings, aunts, uncles or cousins. We are all here for you.
In addition to appeals for information from police in Cincinnati, his friends and family have set up a Facebook page to aid the search for Dulle. There is also a GoFundMe page set up for help the search. On May 26, the Dulle family suspended volunteer searches for Brogan. They decided to leave the search efforts up to the FBI and local police, according to Cincinnati.com.
4. His Keys Were Locked in His Apartment
Information made public by police on May 22 indicated that Dulle was seen on surveillance footage with two friends on the night he disappeared. The two men went to a Taco Bell while Dulle went up to an apartment. He left the apartment a few minutes later with the keys left, locked in there.
5. He is Studying to be a Teacher
Brogan is one of six children. He is a sophomore student at UC where he is studying to become a teacher, reports Cincinnati.com.