New details on missing Rice student

August 15, 2008 6:52:09 AM PDT
A Rice University student who has been missing for months told police he disappeared on purpose and wants to be left alone. Matthew Wilson, 21, disappeared from Houston just before final exams last December. Volunteers had been searching for him in California since June. On Wednesday, police found him using a laptop on the campus of UC-Berkeley.

When they questioned him about a series of laptop thefts on campus, he admitted who he was. Wilson has been cleared of any crimes.

Wilson added that he spent a lot of time on the UC-Berkley campus and slept near some of the buildings.

Wilson is now at a hospital.

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