The French attaché in the United States said that American Kenneth Deland Jr., who went missing during an exchange student in France, found himself in Spain and returned to the United States with his mother. DeLand has been missing for more than two weeks after losing contact with his family.
Twenty-two-year-old Kenneth DeLand Jr. is a senior at St. John Fisher University in Rochester, New York. For several months he worked on an international stock exchange in Grenoble, France.
The American lost contact with his family on November 27. In his last message on WhatsApp, the 22-year-old told his parents that he had left the home of the French family he was staying with and took a train to Valencia, less than 100 kilometers from Grenoble.
The student found himself in Spain
On Friday, DeLand called his loved ones and told them he was safe Spain. The French attache said that the student went there of his own free will at the invitation of the people who “suggested” him to visit the country. United States of America Florence Hermit. The diplomat added that the French authorities cooperated in searching for the missing person with the FBI officers.
“We’re glad it’s over so long before Christmas,” she said, adding that the student had boarded a flight to the United States on Saturday. He had previously met his mother in Lyon.
DeLand’s family has not explained exactly what happened to him over the past two weeks.
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