Jelani Day Missing – Police search for 25 year-old Illinois State University graduate who has been missing since last Monday.
Illinois, US – Jelani Day, 25 year-old has been reported missing from Bloomington. He was reportedly seen last on Monday, 23rd of August 2021.
Who is Jelani Day?
Jelani is a 25 year-old is said to be from Danville. He is a graduate at Illinois State University.
What happened to Jelani Day?
Jelani was said to have gone missing under unexplained suspicious circumstances. He was reportedly seen last on Monday, 23rd of August and was reported missing on Wednesday, August 25th.
According to reports, the 25 year-old was believed to be driving a
What are authorities doing to help find Jelani day?
Authorities started search for the missing 25 year-old after he was reported missing.
The Peru police officers searched the areas where he was seen last and his vehicle was found on Thursday, 26th of August hidden in a wooded area south of the Illinois Valley YMCA. the vehicle was said to be a white 2019 Chrysler 300 with license plate CH74067.
An extensive K-9 search by Illinois State Police, drone aerial searches by Peru Fire and Utica Fire drones, and a ground search by teams from Peru, Utica and Oglesby Fire Departments.
The police are continuing search for the Jelani and are appealing to the public to join in the search of the missing man. They urge anyone who knows something to contact them.
Investigation for the missing 25 year-old continued and a footage was released where he was seen wearing a blue button-up collared dress shirt, black pants, black belt, black dress shoes and a blue face covering.
Bolden Day mother of the missing 25 year-old said “You can call me. You can call his dad. You can call his siblings. You can call anybody. If you just drop him off, tell me to come pick him up. I just want my baby back. That’s all I want. I just want my baby back.”
Jelani Day description:
The 25 year-old has been described as a Black male who is approximately 6’2″ feet tall and weighs about 180 pounds. He is said to have black hair and brown eyes.
No distinctive features or birth marks has been given.
Anyone who has seen or heard from Jelani Day, (25) seen the reported date or has information that can help find him has been asked to contact Peru Police Detective Commander Dennis Hocking 223-2151 extension 2804 or Detective Brad Jones 223-2151 extension 2816.
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Social media reaction:
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We are still working with Bloomington Police as they seek information about missing student Jelani Day:
— Illinois State (@IllinoisStateU) August 30, 2021
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