Syosset family searches for Jasmine Joseph, 22, missing since Monday

The body of Jasmine Joseph, 22, of Syosset, who had been missing for weeks, was discovered late Monday, March 10, 2014 inside her car. (2/28/14)

SYOSSET - A Syosset woman has been missing since the beginning of the week, and her family wants her back home.

Jasmine Joseph's family says she has been missing since Monday. She drove to the New York Institute of Technology in the morning to attend nursing classes, but the university says she hasn't attended a class there since May of last year.

According to her family, Joseph, 22, is in her junior year as a student at NYIT. While the school says she is not currently enrolled, Joseph's father shared a statement that proved he paid for his daughter to attend the school this past fall semester.

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Joseph's father says he and his wife were in India during the school's winter break, so he left his credit card with his daughter to pay for the spring semester. He says he knows she never did pay the school for the spring.

Jasmine is a graduate of Syosset High School. Her family has lived in the community since 1997. The family says they have passed out fliers in the area and have set up a Facebook page.

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