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Update: Detectives confirm unconscious New York man is not missing TXST student Jason Landry

(Caldwell County Sheriff's Office/NYPD)

New York and Texas authorities confirmed the man found in the Bronx on Friday is not Jason Landry, the Texas State student who went missing in December 2020.


The New York Police Department asked for help identifying the man in a tweet on Tuesday night after he was discovered unconscious with no I.D. near University Avenue and Reservoir Avenue in the early morning hours last Friday.

Landry’s family and the Texas Attorney General’s office had sent over the “necessary” I.D. information to NY detectives, who denied connection between the two on Wednesday.

Landry, who was 21 at the time, went missing while on his way home to the Houston area for winter break more than a year and a half ago, when law enforcement found his car totaled with keys still in the ignition near Luling.

Law enforcement found all his personal belongings, including his wallet and phone, but no sign of Landry himself or signs of a struggle. Several searches were conducted, some using cell phone tracking data of his last movements.

Click here to view a complete timeline of events leading up to Landry’s disappearance.

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