CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND): It is day 27 in the search for Jelani Day and his sisters are working tirelessly to get their brother back.
We first told you about Jelani Day's disappearance back in August. Click here for the latest on the case.
Jelani Day's family is pleading for help and awareness. They said it has been too long since they have heard Jelani's voice.
Zena Day, Jelani's younger sister, said the days have been brutal.
"I just want my brother back. I need my brother back. All my siblings are part of me. So, not having Jelani here, It's like I'm missing a part of myself," she said.
Jelani's sisters, Dacara and Zena, said they have been working tirelessly to keep Jelani's name spreading on social media. Zena said she just wants to laugh next to her brother again.
Day is Black, 6-foot-2 in height and weighs 180 pounds. He has short black hair, brown eyes and has some facial hair.
Anyone with information about Day should call Bloomington police at (309)820-8888, Peru Police Detective Commander Dennis Hocking 223-2151 extension 2804 or Detective Brad Jones 223-2151 extension 2816.
People can also contact Detective Paul Jones at (309) 434-2548 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. They can also contact the family's private investigator at 618-223-0044.