SRU alerts community of missing student

Published by Nina Cipriani, Date: November 2, 2020

UPDATE – NOV. 9 11:11 P.M.

SRU student Gregory Jones was located on Nov. 8 at around 1 a.m. safely in California. Jones was found by the San Diego Community College Police Department, according to a tweet from the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP).

In an email sent to SRU stakeholders Monday around 9 a.m., David Wilmes, the chief student affairs officer, said the university is grateful for the community members and local media outlets for their help spreading the word of Jones’s disappearance in an effort to locate him.

The email also asked stakeholders and community members to respect the privacy of Jones and his family at this time.

Originally published Nov. 2 at 4 p.m.

An SRU student has been reported missing, according to an email sent to SRU stakeholders Monday from the Student Affairs Office.

Gregory Jones, a 21-year-old junior computing major from New Kensington, was reported missing. He has brown hair, brown eyes and glasses. Jones was last seen on campus driving a 2004 dark purple Lexus on Oct. 25.

The Rocket reached out to Pennsylvania State Police for comment and did not get a response before press time.

The investigating officer is Trooper Walters. If anyone has seen Jones or has any information regarding his whereabouts, they are urged to contact Pennsylvania State Police at (724) 284-8100.


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