The family of a Cornell University freshman who died after attending a fraternity last month offers a $ 10,000 reward to anyone with information about his death.
Antonio Tsialas, an 18-year-old from Miami, disappeared in late October during parenting, and his body was found in the Fall Creek ravine in Ithaca, New York, a few days later. He was last seen leaving an event at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, which was subsequently canceled.
Cornell University Police said they suspect no foul play, but almost a month later, Antonio's parents visited his son when he disappeared, he is still searching for answers.
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"It was not a place known to beginners," Antonio's mother, Flavia Tsialas, told NBC Miami about the ravine where her son was found dead.
"He would never walk alone," said his father, John Tsialas. "So when he leaves, I would think he would be with someone, and that's what is very confusing for us."
Like they work to learn more about the circumstances surrounding their son's death, Flavia and John Tsialas produced a website ad in Monday's issue of The Cornell Daily Sun, the Ivy League school's student newspaper.
In the ad, the parents said they are offering a $ 1
Antonio's parents want to know if people were with his son when he died, and hope that with more information they will pass on. They also require a closer look at Cornell's Greek life, according to NBC Miami.
"We deserve the truth," said Flavia Tsialas.
“Cornell University Police continue to actively investigate Antonio Tsiala's tragic death and the events of the night that preceded it. Over 150 leads have been received and followed up, which includes many personal interviews, "Cornell University Police Chief Dave Honan said in a statement.
Ithaca Police told NBC News that they are not involved in the investigation but have offered their assistance to the University Police