The body of a missing Illinois State University student, found on Sept. 4, has been confirmed to be Jelani Day’s.
According to reportsJelani Day’s body was found in the Illinois River and the LaSalle County coroner confirmed Thursday that the body belonged to Day.
At this point, the cause of death remains unknown.
The black 25-year-old man was last seen in Bloomington at a pharmacy on Aug. 24, 2015.
Two days later, his car was discovered in Peru, Illinois.
After missing classes for several days, Day was reported missing from Illinois State University.
Day’s family released a statement saying they are heartbroken and will seek answers to Jelani’s disappearance.