Within just days, another Indian student was found dead in the United States of America (USA). 19-year-old Neel was found dead on his university campus after going missing for almost two weeks.
A few days back a tragic incident took place where a student named Vivek Saini was hammered to death. As per reports Vivek Saini used to help a homeless man. But when he refused to help he was killed by that man.
Chris Clifton who is an Interim CS head informed students about Acharya’s death via an email. The email stated, “It is with great sadness that I inform you that one of our students, Neel Acharya, has passed away. My condolences go out to his friends, family, and all affected,” Clifton wrote. He described the students as a “driven individual and academically talented” and added that “it’s a shock” and a “real loss to our community”.
About Neel Acharya
Acharya was a double major in computer science and data science at the John Martinson Honors College of Purdue University. He did his schooling at St. Mary’s School, in Pune.
Neel was a bright student; he scored 97.2 percent in Class 10 exams and 95 percent in Class 12. His LinkedIn profile also mentioned that Neel did his summer internship at Reliance Jio Infocom Limited and had also worked as a project intern at Lydnow Edutech Pvt. Ltd.
Neel’s mother, Goury Acharya, had posted on Twitter (X) about Neel being missing. Acharya wrote, “Our son Neel Acharya has been missing since yesterday, January 28 (12:30 AM EST). He is studying at Purdue University in the US. He was last seen by the Uber driver, who dropped him off at Purdue University. We are looking for any information on him. Please help us if you know anything.”
Neel Acharya FAQs
A. The exact reason for Neel Acharya’s death is still not known.
A. Neel Acharya was 19 years old.
A. Neel Acharya is the son of Goury Acharya.
A. Neel Acharya was studying at Purdue University.