David Lavaris Jones

Above: Jones, circa 2016


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 27, 2016 from Auburndale, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: January 7, 1989
  • Age: 27 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue shirt, cut-off thigh-length gray sweatpants and brown hiking boots.
  • Medical Conditions: Jones may have been suicidal at the time of his disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Jones was last seen at his home on Preston Street in Auburndale, Florida on July 27, 2016. He left his mother's residence without his cellular phone and has never been heard from again. Prior to his disappearance, Jones left messages for family members saying he loved them, he implied that he might harm himself. He is considered to be endangered and his case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Auburndale Police Department

    Polk County Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
    The Lakeland Ledger


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 11, 2017; casefile added.

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