Ohio State University Student Found Deceased in South Columbus

A missing Ohio State University student, Amina Alhaj-Omar, has been found dead in a quarry in south Columbus.

Alhaj-Omar's family reported her missing last month, and her body was discovered recently.

The Columbus Police confirmed the discovery to the news partner WBNS TV.

Alhaj-Omar was last seen on June 10 at a gas station on South High Street in Columbus before her family reported her as missing.

She had been classified as a "high-risk missing person" by the Columbus Police, indicating concerns about her mental health.

The family described Alhaj-Omar as a compassionate and empathetic individual who touched the lives of those she encountered.

They expressed deep devastation over their loss but also gratitude for having had the privilege of knowing and loving her for 25 years.

Amina Alhaj-Omar had earned her bachelor's degree in Criminology from Ohio State University.

As of the time of the article, funeral services for Alhaj-Omar had not yet been announced.

The discovery of Alhaj-Omar's body brings a tragic end to the search for the missing Ohio State University student.

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