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Texas State student missing, after car found crashed

UPDATE Jan 8, 2021 – A news channel stated that the police found a backpack belonging to Jason with “narcotics” inside.

Here’s Jason’s dad’s quote from the Facebook post:

“It has come to my attention that some media sources are claiming that Jason’s backpack that was found at the scene was “filled with narcotics”.  I believe that nothing could be farther from the truth.  And more to the point, nothing could be more hurtful to Jason or his character.  Jason was a typical college student who was coming home to see friends and family. And we’re still waiting for him to come home after 23 days. I have been given Jason’s backpack and I can tell you what it was filled with: his laptop, contacts, some of his toiletries, and all of his Playstation gaming gear.  You see, Jason had already made plans to meet with his friends online and play some games together over the break.  Jason’s backpack had those personal items and his Playstation, controllers, headset, and accessories. So please don’t believe the media when they try to sensationalize what is a tragedy in order to get you to click on their site and read their articles.  Do something that’s actually useful – hope and pray for our son, who is still missing.  Care for your own family and count your blessings.  If you don’t know how or what to pray for, I invite you to join me in my daily prayer from Proverbs 3:5-6: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”

UPDATE: Dec 29 – The family of missing Jason Landry stated they are still waiting for information from social media companies to respond to their requests. “Not being able to get into his phone or computer has slowed the process,” said Jason’s dad, Kent. “We still have a lot of questions with few answers but are glad that we have not received the [worst] news, and are still hopeful.”

Original story: Jason Landry, 21, is missing from Texas. He was last known to be on his way home to Sienna Plantation for the holidays, after leaving Texas State University. His car was found crashed outside of Luling on Salt Flat Road. Early reports are he hit two trees. The police believe the crash happened around midnight, December 13, 2020. It is possible that Jason was trying to avoid hitting deer and that’s what caused the crash.

Jason’s mom, Lisa Landry, told ABC 13 she had gotten a call from DPS.

“They had found his car, but they didn’t know where he was,” Landry said.

Jason’s keys, phone, wallet, and other belongings were left behind in his car. According to his mother, a small amount of blood was also discovered inside the car.

His Aunt Rhonda posted that there was a search at an abandoned house and he was not found there.

If you look at the map where Jason’s car was found you can see that this road is out of the way and rural.

Why did Jason decide to take this route? Why did he decide to go down Salt Flat Road? Was he lost?
The location where Jason’s car was found.
Salt Flat Road where Jason was driving.
Jason’s Aunt Rhonda posted this message above.

Jason has a scar on his ankle and he has medium length hair, and possible a goatee.

If you have seen Jason Landry or any information concerning Jason’s disappearance; please call the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office at (512) 398-6777 – call Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500

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