Austin, Texas – Texas AA &M University student who went missing more than a week ago has been found dead, police said.

The video above is from a previous report.

The body of 22-year-old Tanner Hoang was found in Austin on Saturday, a spokesman for the College Police Department told ABC News.

ABC News has reached out to the Austin Police Department for more information.

Haang was last seen on the morning of Dec. 16, authorities said. His family said he was going to his graduation at the College Station school and reported him missing when he didn’t show up for a luncheon before the ceremony.

“He was supposed to graduate, but I’m not sure what happened that made him leave,” his uncle Bao Haang told the ABC Waco affiliate KXXV earlier this week.

According to his family, the student’s phone was switched off, making it difficult to trace him.

After his vehicle was seen on video multiple times, the car was found unoccupied in Austin on Thursday, according to the Brazos Valley Amber Alert Network. The vehicle was located near the Pennybacker Bridge Overlook on Highway 360 on the Colorado River, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Volunteers organized a search of the area on Saturday and the community was urged to take precautions due to the freezing temperatures on Christmas Eve and rough terrain. Although law enforcement officials “have requested that all search and volunteer activities cease,” organizers said in an update Saturday afternoon.

Haang’s uncle called the disappearance “uncharacteristic”.

“He’s always available, always there to help,” his uncle told KXXV. “Every time I went back to Texas, or when his grandparents needed help, he was there. Whenever his parents needed help, there were always family reunions.’

“Therefore, we do not believe at all that he will leave without informing us,” he added.

During the search for Haang, family members asked him to return home.

“Tanner, we love you. God loves you,” his uncle told KXXV. “Go home as soon as you receive this message or messages that were from you on Facebook.”

“We hope he’s OK,” he continued. “Hopefully it will all end with reunification with the family.”

SEE PREVIOUS REPORT: Texas AThe &M student was scheduled to meet his family for lunch before he disappeared

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