Bloomington, Illinois–The mother of Jelani Day continues to advocate for answers into her sons death. More questions than answers have developed in the disappearance and death of 25-year-old Jelani Day. The Illinois Sate University grad student went missing late August, after his professor reported him missing. His car was found two days later and his body was recovered soon after–although his family was not notified of the discovery until nearly three weeks later. His death has been ruled a drowning but his mother and family want to know how his car ended up 60 miles away from the university town, driven onto a trail, with the license plates removed and parts of his clothing found in the vehicle.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson and members of his Rainbow PUSH Coalition continue to support the Day family in finding answers into Jelani’s death.
0:56 Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. begins speaking
11:05 Bloomington IL Mayor Mboka Mwilambwe begins speaking
14:08 Jelani’s mom Carmen Bolden Day begins speaking
21:05 Prayer led by Pastor Bennett, City of Refuge Ministries Bloomington IL
22:14 March lineup
25:51 March begins
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