Father Of Missing Ohio State Student Killed In Storm


UPDATED: Wednesday September 17, 2008 8:43 AM

The father of missing Ohio State student Brian Shaffer was killed Sunday night after a tree fell on him outside his home.

Randy Shaffer was heading out at about 6 p.m. when a tree was blown over and fell on top of him, 10TV News reported.

A neighbor found Randy Shaffer's body on Monday morning, 10TV News reported.

No other details were immediately available.

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Randy Shaffer spent the last two years finding information about his son, Brian, who disappeared on April 1, 2006, at the Ugly Tuna Saloona, located near the Ohio State campus.

Brian Shaffer, a second-year medical student at Ohio State, went to the bar to celebrate the beginning of spring break with several of his friends when he disappeared.

Randy Shaffer's wife died of cancer a month before Brian's disappearance.

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