N.J. college student missing for month found dead near campus | NJ.com

WEST WINDSOR — The Mercer County Community College Student missing for more than a month was found dead Monday near the college’s campus, authorities said.

The body of Nick Pratico, who had been the subject of an extensive search since he was last seen at the college on Sept. 20, was found around 10 a.m. by Hamilton police and State Police along Old Trenton Road across from the community college.

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Family of missing college student Nick Pratico offers reward | NJ.com

HAMILTON — The family of Nick Pratico, an 18-year-old college student missing for nearly four weeks, is now offering a reward for information that could help lead to his safe return.

Pratico’s family launched a separate website to seek tips from the public. An undetermined reward would be given to anyone who can “provide material information that leads to the safe return of Nick Pratico.”

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Missing 2 weeks, loved ones hold out hope of seeing missing teen | NJ.com

HAMILTON — College freshman Nicholas Pratico vanished two weeks ago, but his picture and name are a constant presence online.

Friends and family – who started a specific page about his Sept. 20 disappearance – continue to post messages to and about him that ache for his return.

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Police release photos of missing college student just before he disappeared | NJ.com

HAMILTON — Police on Wednesday released surveillance images from Mercer County Community College showing 18-year-old student Nick Pratico on Sept. 20, the day he was reported missing.

Pratico, of Hamilton, was last seen at 3 p.m. and the surveillance images were taken moments before, police said. His family reported him missing around 10 p.m. that night and the search has been ongoing since.

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