Name: David McAllister
Age: 22 years old
Last seen: May 11, 2017
Location: Bettendorf, Iowa
Status: Still missing
22 year old David McAllister was last seen on May 11, 2017 in Bettendorf, Iowa. He left home early that day, saying he’d be home later that evening. David hasn’t been seen or heard from since.
David McAllister was last seen at his home in Bettendorf, Iowa on May 11, 2017. At 4:00 am he texted his mother, telling her he wasn’t going to be going to work that day and that he needed some space.
He left home early that day, telling his father he’d be back later that evening. He left home carrying his cell phone, bible, and a black backpack.
His mother texted him when she came home from work and noticed he was gone. She asked if he was OK, and he responded that he was out walking and thinking and spreading the Word.
David stopped answering texts and calls that afternoon, and hasn’t been seen or heard from since.
He was reported missing by his mother approximately two weeks after she last had contact with him.
It is believed David was dropped off at Jungy Park in Davenport, Iowa on the day he went missing. He has not made contact with his family since he went missing, which is out of character for him.
Authorities traced the last ping of David’s phone to St. Ambrose tower, near Vander Veer or Garfield Park, at 12:00 pm on the day he disappeared.
David may have been experiencing personal issues at the time of his disappearance. It is not known if McAllister relapsed before his disappearance, but his family says he was putting in an effort to recover.
The location of David McAllister, as well as the circumstances regarding his disappearance, remain unknown.
His case is currently classified as missing and remains unsolved.
Caucasian male born on November 26, 1995. David has blonde hair, blue eyes, stands 5’9, and weighs 160 pounds.
He was last seen wearing a black shirt, jeans, and black Converse sneakers.
David has several tattoos; “Stay” on the inside of his right elbow, “True” on the inside of his left elbow, a small anarchy symbol between his thumb and forefinger on his right hand, a smiley face between his thumb and forefinger on his left hand, “Beer” on the left side of his chest, a row of five stars on the right side of his chest, a peace sign on his back, the yin yang symbol on his upper left shoulder, and an unfinished yellow and black tattoo of a cross surrounded by thorns covering up a goat on his arm.
David walks with a limp on his right ankle, and has several scars from BMX riding.
If you have any information regarding the disappearance of David McAllister please contact the Missing Person Information Clearinghouse Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation at (515) 725-6036, or the Bettendorf Police Department at (563) 344-4015.
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Bettendorf Man Leaves Home One Morning and Disappears – Quad Cities
Police Investigating Disappearance of 22 Year Old Man – WQAD
TV6 Investigates Looks Into Disappearance of David McAllister – TV6
Iowa Families Work to Bring More Attention to Missing Person Cases – CBS2
One Year Later, Family of Missing Man Asks For Help Finding Him – TV6
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