Missing Person: Jelani Day

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Bloomington, IL - The Bloomington Police Department is seeking help from the public in locating a missing person.

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.

Day is reported to be a black male, 25 years old, 6'02'', 180 pounds, short black hair, brown eyes, with some facial hair. Day is known to operate a white, 2010 Chrysler 300 (Illinois registration #CH74067).

Note: The photos were released with the consent of the missing persons family. 

Anyone who has contact with Jelani Day is asked to contact the Bloomington Police Department at (309) 820-8888. If anyone has information about Day is also asked to contact Detective Paul Jones at 309-434-2548 or Pjones@cityblm.org 


Bloomington (IL) Police Department
(309) 820-8888

Detective Paul Jones