David Lavanus Jones

Jones, circa 2016

  • Missing Since 07/27/2016
  • Missing From Auburndale, Florida
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth 01/07/1989 (30)
  • Age 27 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'10, 175 pounds
  • 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.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Jones has tattoos on both arms. He had a beard and mustache at the time of his disappearance.

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

  • Auburndale Police Department 863-401-2240
  • Polk County Sheriff's Office 863-298-6268

Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated April 21, 2018; name spelling corrected, distinguishing characteristics updated.