Saudi man missing in Ohio found drowned in lake: Family

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A Saudi man who had gone missing in Cleveland, Ohio was found drowned in a lake, his brother announced on Monday, according to Saudi media reports.

Abdulrahman al-Anzi was reported missing on January 27 after he suddenly vanished when he was out with a relative and friends in the middle of the night, police said. His family had told Al Arabiya that al-Anzi was in the US for medical treatment at the time of his disappearance.

“[Our] eyes shed tears and [our] hearts mourn [your loss]. We are saddened by your departure, Abdulrahman. May God have mercy on your soul,” his brother Badr was quoted as saying after announcing his brother’s death.

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Badr, had said earlier that al-Anzi had gone to use a nearby restroom while out with his friends at the East 9th Street Pier at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Friday.

The 29-year-old never returned.

The Saudi embassy and consulate in the US were immediately informed of his disappearance and a police search to find the man launched.

Following a search, his body was found in a lake.

Al-Anzi was married and has a government job in the Kingdom, his brother told Al Arabiya.

His disappearance comes a few days after another young Saudi man was allegedly murdered in Pennsylvania by his neighbor.

Nicole Marie Rodgers was arrested for the murder of 25-year-old Al-Walid al-Gharibi in his residence.

The young man was a scholarship student who was expected to graduate in two months with a degree in computer science.

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