An Alabama teenager who came to Iowa City earlier this month to visit family members is missing after police say he boarded a Greyhound bus to go home but never made a bus transfer in Davenport.
Donald Marshall, 16, is originally from Iowa City and recently moved to Alabama with family members, according to police. He was back in town to visit relatives and attend camp. On July 16, family members took Marshall to the bus depot in Iowa City, and he boarded a Greyhound bus to return to Alabama, according to police.
Marshall was scheduled to get into Montgomery, Ala., in the early morning hours July 17, but he never arrived, police reported. After further investigation, officers discovered that Marshall never made a scheduled bus transfer in Davenport on July 16.
Marshall is described as African-American, 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing about 130 pounds. Family members said they don’t believe he has any connections in Davenport, according to police.
Anyone with information on Marshall’s whereabouts can call the Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers at 319-358-8477. Anonymity is guaranteed, according to police, and individuals who provide information don’t have to reveal their name to collect a reward.
Individuals with information also can contact their local police department.