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CHICAGO (WLS) — The family of Jelani Day will be in Chicago Friday for a news conference to announce that attorney Ben Crump has been hired to investigate the Illinois State University student’s death..

“Ben feels Jelani is also his brother, and he wants to help find more answers and so do I,” Mrs. Day said.

Day was a graduate student at ISU in Bloomington when he disappeared at the end of August. His body was identified weeks later, having been pulled from the Illinois River near Peru.

READ MORE | Jelani Day’s mother shows why she believes foul play was involved in son’s death

Last month, Day’s cell phone was found and was sent to the FBI for further testing.


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