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No leads in search for asst. women’s soccer coach

Sports Editor
Thursday, February 24, 2011

There are no new leads in the disappearance of Denis Chartier, an assistant coach of the women’s soccer team, according to Lt. Kevin San Antonio of the Town of Burrillville Police Department Chartier, 56, was last seen Feb. 6.

“We’re basically at a standstill right now because we have no new leads to go on,” San Antonio said Wednesday afternoon.

Chartier’s Dream Card — a Foxwood Resorts Casino rewards card — was used at the Connecticut casino Feb. 6 around 11 p.m., according to an article yesterday in the Providence Journal.

San Antonio said the police department has “been following up communications with the family,” but has made no progress in locating Chartier.

“This is still an active investigation,” San Antonio said. “Until we find Mr. Chartier, we’re going to follow up on any leads we can get.”

Chartier has been on the coaching staff of the women’s soccer team for 16 seasons, according to the athletics department.

The women’s soccer team held a candlelight vigil for Chartier Feb. 15.

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