The police have searched the St Andrew home of missing social media influencer Donna-Lee Donaldson’s boyfriend, who is a policeman.
In fact, the police have disclosed that properties belonging to Donaldson’s boyfriend and his baby’s mother have been processed as investigators continue to probe the disappearance of the young woman.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Fitz Bailey, at a press conference on Monday afternoon, said that the police have processed the cars and of the missing woman’s boyfriend and his baby’s mother.
While the police have not disclosed how the policeman’s baby’s mother factors into the investigation, they have said the policeman has been interviewed and a statement recorded but his baby’s mother has refused to participate in an interview.
The press conference was called Monday afternoon to provide an update on the investigation surrounding the missing social media influencer, who was a cast member on 876 Roommates, amid protest sparked by her disappearance.
DCP Bailey said CCTV footage, totalling 20 hours, has been collected and is being processed by investigators.
“The investigation is [being] given significant attention from the highest level, the CIB headquarters has given oversight. There will be frequent case conferences. [We] want to ensure that the family receives closure,” the DCP said.
Donaldson was reported missing on Wednesday, July 13 after she went to spend the night with her boyfriend. Her disappearance sparked protest over the weekend by family and friends, who believe that the police are not doing much to find the 24-year-old woman.
However, the police said that they are treating the matter as a high priority and have brought in a number of departments within the Jamaica Constabulary Force to conduct the investigation.
Sophia Lug, the mother of 24-year-old social media influencer Donna-Lee Donaldson, wailed as she appealed for the return of her daughter who has now been missing for five days.
“I just want my daughter back,” the woman wept.
Donaldson, a cast on 876 Roommates, was last seen with her boyfriend who is a member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force.
“My throat hurts, I can hardly talk. I can’t hold up,” she cried bitterly when Loop News, spoke with her Monday morning.
The police said they have initiated a high-level probe into the disappearance of the missing woman.
According to the police, Donaldson was reported missing on the evening of Wednesday, July 13.
Senior investigators from the St Andrew Central Police Division with the oversight of CIB HQ, along with members of the Communication Forensic and Cybercrime Division (CFCD) are said to be a part of the missing person probe.
Consequent to reports that a serving member was among the last persons known to have been with Donaldson, a Senior Gazetted Officer from the St Andrew Central Division has been assigned to lead the investigation, according to the police report.
Investigators have been in contact with Donaldson’s family members, assuring them of the seriousness with which the police are treating the investigation.
Meanwhile, the police are asking anyone with information that they believe might be useful to this investigation to contact the Half-Way Tree CIB at 876-926-8184, Crime Stop 311 or Police Emergency at 119.