Missing Student Jamie O’Connell Found Dead

Posted by on Jun 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

Twenty year old, Jamie O’Connell went missing since Saturday and his dead body was found from the highway so the police are looking for clues. According to a report of police officials, he had encountered a highway accident and died. After an argument with girlfriend on Saturday, O’Connell did not return home. He was walking and hit a highway accident. The identity of the young man was confirmed after fingerprint match by the police officials. His abandoned car was founded by the officials while he was walking on the freeway.

According to multiple news outlets, a Lafayette College student was reported missing on early Saturday morning in Los Angeles has been found dead. A private detective had been hired by the family of a missing Brentwood man. In an effort to locate Jamie O’Connell, his friends are using the social networking site, Twitter. According to Los Angeles Police Sgt. Carlton Cook of the West L.A. division, at a party in Bel Air, Jamie O’Connell, 20, was last seen at about 2 a.m. Saturday. Later Saturday, mother of O’Connell reported him missing.

Cook said, “police dispatched helicopter crews and patrol officers to search for the man.” He added, “On Sunday, the family went door-to-door between Bel Air and Westwood and brought in bloodhounds to aide in the search.” “There were no unusual circumstances,” and “He was in good mental condition,” said by Cook. O’Connell was a 5’7 Caucasian male, his weight was about 140 pounds, with a muscular build. He had short blonde hair with gray eyes. After his disappearance the Natalee Holloway Resource Center issued a news and according to this news release, O’Connell was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity and the ROTC program.

According to authorities the party was held in a home on Lancelot Lane. He had reportedly been in a disagreement with his girlfriend and brother about O’Connell’s decision to join the ROTC program at Lafayette College. O’Connell left on foot. Though reports authorities twice told O’Connell’s family it was not his body found on the side of the highway. Officials said, “they do not know why he was walking along the freeway.”

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  1. cynthia says:

    FYI–This is Andrea’s son

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