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Jelani Day

Unknown MissingBody Recovered
Jelani Day
Jelani Day
Vehicle was found on 8/26/21 in a wooded area in Peru, IL
Vehicle was found on 8/26/21 in a wooded area in Peru, IL
Jelani Day
Jelani Day

Missing Persons Details

Missing Person
Jelani Day
Case Status
Status Updated
September 24, 2021
Classification
Intake Date
August 31, 2021
Source of Record

Location

Country

Physical Description

Gender
Hair Color
Black
Eye Color
Brown
Height
6-2
Weight
180 lbs
Distinguishing Features
May have facial hair
Last Seen Wearing
Unknown at time of report

Details of Disappearance

-UPDATED- 9/24/21
The body of Jelani Day was recovered.
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/jelani-day-case-body-found-in-illinois-river-identified-as-missing-isu-grad-student/2620485/

Missing is Jelani J.J. Day, 25, of Bloomington, Illinois and is a graduate student at Illinois State University (ISU). Day was reported missing on 8/25/2021 under UNKNOWN CIRCUMSTANCES by his family and an ISU faculty member.  

Day's family last spoke to Day on the evening of 8/23/2021. They made attempts to locate him but were unsuccessful. Day also had not shown up to class the past several days.

On 8/26/21 Police in Peru, IL reported locating Day's vehicle in a wooded area, Day was not found.

No further details provided.

Vehicle Details

Vehicle Make
Vehicle Year
2010
Vehicle Color
White
Plate State
Illinois
License Plate Number
CH74067

Case Numbers

Verified with Law Enforcement
Yes

Police Contact Information

Bloomington (IL) Police Department
Detective Paul Jones
309-434-2548
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