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Brown women's assistant coach reported missing

Police in Burrillville, R.I., said Friday that Denis Chartier, an assistant women's coach at Brown University for more than 15 years, has been missing since Feb. 6. His family filed a missing persons report the following day and police do not currently regard the 56-year-old Chartier's disappearance as suspicious.

He was reported last being seen in the morning on Feb. 6. Chartier's last whereabouts were traced through a credit card he last used at 11:30 that night at Foxwoods casino in Connecticut.

Brown University issued the following statement: "University officials learned early this week that family members of Brown Assistant Coach for Women's Soccer Denis Chartier had filed a missing persons report with Burrillville Police.... Denis has been a member of the Brown community for more than 15 years. Our thoughts are with Denis and his family during this most difficult time. We have shared this information with the women's soccer team and other members of our community who know and care deeply about Denis. We have also made support services available to members of the community affected by this news."

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