UPDATE 3/7/13 –
Jackson said he was going to the friend’s house, which is about 10 minutes away.
Police say Jackson’s body was removed from Lake Townsend on Sunday afternoon after three fishermen found the teen’s body. It’s not known how he died.
Greensboro police and the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the case.
Dorien Jackson, 18, a Guilford Technical Community College studen from High Point, N.C. has been missing since Jan. 10.
Dorien was going to watch a movie at his home on 1129 Tangle Lane in James Town, when he went outside. He never came back.
“I thought he was coming right back. He had fries in the toaster and a movie on. He didn’t take no clothes or anything, said Betty Jackson, Dorien’s mother. Somebody had called here just before he went out the door. I asked [his friend] if he came up there and he said yes. He said [Dorien] left around one in the morning. Between here and there, nobody has seen him. Nobody has seen nothing.”
Betty Jackson found her son’s bicycle on Jan. 26 in a wooded area near the friend’s house and City Lake Park.
Dorien’s bicycle was found at City Lake Park a couple of weeks ago.
Searchers have scoured the lake but there is no sign of Dorien.
“I want them, if they had seen anything, or heard anything, I would like for them to please let us know, because this is very hard on the family, and it’s very hard in waiting and not knowing and if anybody even knew anything about what happened to him, I pray and hope they will let us know,” said Betty Jackson, Dorien’s mother.
Dorien Jackson, also known as WIZZO, is 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighs approximately 130 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to contact GCSO Detective D.K. Jones at 336- 641-5968 or 641-3690, Edwards at 454-5528 or 687-1177 or Emmanuel Baptist Church at 475-1018. OR leave an anonymous tip here.