Search Continues for Missing Iowa State Student

An Iowa State University senior has been missing since January 22.


Authorities have expanded their search for Iowa State University senior Jonathan Lacina, who was last seen on January 22. The city of Ames, Iowa, is using its parks and recreation department to help the search for Lacina, the Iowa State Daily reports.

Lacina is a graphic design major at Iowa State. He was last seen leaving a friend's house at 9:30 p.m. on January 22.

Police say there is no reason to suspect foul play. ISU President Gregory Geoffroy said the school and the community are doing everything they can to find Lacina.

"As the search for our missing student, Jonathan Lacina, enters a third day, I ask that all students, faculty and staff be attentive to the extensive activities that are taking place on campus and in surrounding areas of Ames," Geoffroy says in a statement released by the school. "If you see something unusual or suspicious, or find articles of clothing or personal items, don't disturb them and immediately call ISU Police at 515-294-4428 or Ames Police at 515-239-5133."

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