Indian origin man goes missing in Boston, police seeks help

Ram Jayakumar, an Indian-origin man was last seen on Friday. His vehicle was located Saturday morning at a different street in Boston

A 26-year-old Indian-American man is reported missing in Boston and police is urging people to come forward and share any information they may have on the case. Ram Jayakumar, of Lexington, was last seen on Friday night when he had parked his car on a Boston street.

According to a police statement, Ram Jayakumar’s parents contacted the Lexington Police to report that their son was missing. Ram Jayakumar is 26-year-old male of Indian descent, black hair, 5’6” tall and 120 pounds (54kg), according to the police.

Jayakumar had told his parents that he would return in an hour but has not been seen since Friday. His vehicle was located Saturday morning at a different street in Boston, near the Charles River, India New England News reported.

In a Facebook post, Indian-American theatre artist Poorna Jagannathan said Ram Jayakumar is her cousin and urged people to contact the police if they get any information about him.

“Need your help urgently. Please share this in your communities. Please be on the lookout and let the Lexington police know if you have any leads,” Poorna Jagannathan said in the post.

Earlier, an Indian-origin couple has been killed in the US in an apparent revenge attack by their daughter’s ex-boyfriend who was eventually shot dead in a standoff with police. Mirza Tatlic, 24, fatally shot Naren Prabhu, a Silicon Valley tech executive, and his wife at their home in San Jose, CBS San Francisco reported.

“The relationship ended last year. The suspect had a history of domestic violence and there was an active criminal restraining order,” San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia said.