April 25, 2013 Sunil Tripathi had nothing to with the Boston bombings. He'd actually been missing for a month. But a New York Post front page led to wild speculation on the Web, and for a day or so, he was being called a suspect by some on social media.
April 25, 2013 Authorities have identified the body of Sunil Tripathi, a missing Brown University student who was erroneously implicated on social media in the Boston Marathon attacks.
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