According to Carbondale police, Varughese's family is offering a reward of at least $5,000 for information leading to the recovery of the man. Anyone with information is asked to call the Carbondale Police Department or Southern Illinois University Department of Public Safety.
A reward of up to $1,000 may be given for information provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at (618) 549-COPS (2677).Family and friends put out flyers Saturday on cars in the 600 block of West College Street in hopes of someone recognizing the missing SIU Carbondale student.
"It worries me, like, I want to know where he is honestly," said Michael Coda. "It's my buddy's friend and I feel bad for his family. Something hard to go through."The university is assisting the Carbondale police with the search through the Department of Public Safety.