Missing Long Island Man Never Came Home From JFK: Police - NBC New York

Missing Long Island Man Never Came Home From JFK: Police

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    LI Man Missing for Weeks After Landing At JFK Airport

    The 27-year-old, 300-pound man from Bay Shore called his family three weeks ago to say he was coming home, and planned to take an Uber from Kennedy Airport to his home. But he never got there, vanishing without a trace. NBC New York’s Greg Cergol reports.

    (Published Monday, Nov. 18, 2019)

    What to Know

    • Gontran Jacques, 27, of Bay Shore has been reported missing after he never came home from JFK, police say

    • He called his family on Oct. 28 around noon and told them he had just landed at the airport and was going to take an Uber home

    • Two days later, his family reported him missing.

    Police and family of a 27-year-old man from Long Island are desperately searching for the man who they say never came home after his plane landed at JFK last month.

    Gontran Jacques called his family on Oct. 28 around noon and told them he had just landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport. He said he was going to take an Uber back home to Bay Shore, according to Suffolk County Police.

    His family reported him missing two days later after he never made it back.

    Jacques' father tells News 4 his son had been returning to New York from a visit to his mother in Florida. He said his son is a hemophiliac, meaning he has a rare bood clot disorder that can make a simple cut life-threatening, and doesn't have his medication with him. He said his son was unemployed at the moment, but had never been any trouble. 

    Jacques is described as being about 6 feet 3 inches tall and around 300 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes, police said.

    Anyone who may have information on Jacques’ location is asked to call the Third Squad at 631-854-8352 or 911.

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