Help Find Jon Lacina

Please please help spread the word about Jon and help us bring him home. My thoughts and prayers are with his family during this time. As a former Iowa State Student, I am waiting for word that Jon is found. Ames is a campus town but yet small enough town that we all take a hit in worrying for one another. Help Find Jon Lacina.

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University Police have issued a missing persons alert and seek the public’s assistance in locating a student who has not been seen since Friday night, Jan. 22.

Jonathan Lacina, 21, was last seen leaving 300 Stanton Ave. at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 22. Friends and family have not seen or heard from Jon Lacina since that time. Lacina’s father, Tom, called ISU Police to report him missing at 8:39 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30.

ISU Police, the Ames Police Department, the Story County Sheriff’s Office, Iowa State Patrol, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Story County Emergency Management and STAR 1 Search and Rescue are working together to locate Lacina. Ground searches for Lacina are under way.

Lacina is a senior majoring in graphic design from Grinnell. He is a white male, 5 feet 11 inches, 155 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing a black coat and blue jeans.

Anyone who has had contact with, or information about Lacina since Jan. 22 should immediately call ISU Police at (515) 294-4428, or 911 from any campus phone.

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  1. I tweeted this out. I hope they find him. So sad 🙁
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