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Jelani Day

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Jelani Day
Jelani Day
Jelani Day
Jelani Day
Jelani Day
Jelani Day
Jelani Day

Missing Persons Details

Known As

Jelani Day

Missing from
Bloomington, Illinois - USA
Case Entered
August 31, 2021
Body Recovered
Current Classification
Unknown Missing
Source of Record
Local Law Enforcement
Last Updated
September 24, 2021

Physical Description

Age When Reported Missing
Age As of Today
Black or African American
Hair Color
Eye Color
180 lbs
Last Seen Wearing   
Unknown at time of report
Distinguishing Features
May have facial hair
Known Medical Conditions

Details of Disappearance

Jelani Day was last seen by family or friends on August 23, 2021 in Bloomington, Illinois - USA.

-UPDATED- 9/24/21
The body of Jelani Day was recovered.

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.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Jelani Day, you are encouraged to contact the Bloomington (IL) Police Department at 309-434-2548, ask for Detective Paul Jones. Be sure to have the case number available as you will need it.

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