Black people make up at least one-third of missing person cases but only 13% of the US population. Those statistics resonate heavily with Carmen as she tries to figure out what happened to her son. “I didn’t know what to do, I didn’t know how to plan a search party, I didn’t know where to look at, I didn’t know who to talk to, I didn’t know how to do anything,” she said of her decision to hire a private investigator.
Day says police “had the nerve” to tell her it was a 50% chance the body found in an Illinois river on September 4 was her son, though it took nearly three weeks before he was positively identified.
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