Archive for Thursday, November 8, 2012

Missing Emporia State student found in Germany

November 8, 2012


— A missing Kansas college student has been found in Germany nearly three weeks after traveling there without telling her friends or family.

Twenty-year-old Emilee Irsik, a junior at Emporia State University, was with German authorities when she called her family around noon Thursday. Her mother, Sherry Irsik, of La Grange, N.C., told The Associated Press she is "thrilled beyond measure" and looking forward to being reunited with her daughter.

But she said she didn't speak long with her daughter and had "zero information" about what happened.

Emilee Irsik had been studying German at Emporia State. She left Oct. 19 during the school's fall break and landed the next day in Hamburg.

Her roommates notified the school when Irsik didn't show up for classes Oct. 22.


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