American student missing in Rome

John Durkin last seen in Campo de' Fiori

A 21-year-old American student went missing in Rome on the night between 19 and 20 February.

John Durkin is a student of Bates College in Maine but is enrolled in a study-abroad programme in Rome through Trinity College in Connecticut.

He was last seen at around 01.30 in the early hours of 20 February at a Campo de' Fiori bar popular with Rome-based American students.

Family members and college authorites are working with Italian police and the US embassy to find Durkin who has been in Rome for just over a month.

For more details see the Trinity College website, while a Facebook page has also been set up to get the word out to as many people as possible.

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Wanted in Rome is a monthly magazine in English for expatriates in Rome established in 1985. The magazine covers Rome news stories that may be of interest to English and Italian speaking residents, and tourists as well. The publication also offers classifieds, photos, information on events, museums, churches, galleries, exhibits, fashion, food, and local travel.
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