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Jonas Elijah Nelson

Missing person located July 2020
Missing person data
Missing case updated

Nelson, approximate photo date 2019

Missing since: 01/20/2019

Missing location: Altadena, California

Type of missing case: Endangered Missing

Gender: Male

Ethnic group: Black

Date of Birth: 08/12/1999 (20)

Age at time of disappearance: 19 years old

Height / Weight: 6'4, 180 - 190 pounds

Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: An orange hooded sweatshirt with silver reflective tape, and black sweatpants.
Medical Conditions Nelson suffers from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, and may have catatonic symptoms. He is in need of medical attention.

Other characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes.

Details at time of disappearance: Nelson went for a hike near Chainey Tail in Altadena, California with his father on January 6, 2019. On January 7, his father reported him missing.
On January 20, an acquaintance of Nelson's saw him in the 200 block of East Sacramento Street in Altadena, and spoke to him As a result of this, Nelson was reported as recovered. However, there has been no indication of his whereabouts since this sighting and his family hasn't heard from him, so he has been re-listed as a missing person.
He lived in Pasadena, California at the time of his disappearance. The circumstances of his case are unclear.

Other case information

Agency in charge: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Other information: NamUs
California Attorney General's Office
Pasadena Patch
Jonas Nelson's Mother's Facebook Page
Psychic detective links: https://briansprediction.com/missing/

Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated January 22, 2020