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Missing student found, returned to family

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Missing student found, returned to family

By Daily Illini Staff Report

A missing University student who disappeared from O’Hare Airport on May 17 was found May 22 and reunited with his family in North Carolina. 

Hye Min Choi, or Joseph Choi, 19, was scheduled to leave from O’Hare to North Carolina on May 17, but after checking in his luggage, he didn’t board his flight.

Choi was reported missing on May 19, according to a Chicago Police media advisory.

His mother, who waited to receive him in North Carolina, received only his luggage, according to the report. He did not re-book another flight.

Chicago Police did not release any further information.

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