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Carl Conyers, Youngest Son of Congressman John Conyers, Found ‘Unharmed’ After Mysterious Disappearance

UPDATE 11/18 10:05 a.m. ET: Carl Conyers, the youngest son of longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers, was found “unharmed” in Texas on Friday, November 18, Houston police said, according to CNN.

Police are interviewing Carl about his whereabouts, but officials are unsure of the circumstances surrounding his disappearance and were unable to provide details of how and where he was located.

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Carl Conyers, the youngest son of Michigan Congressman John Conyers and his wife, Monica Conyers, was reported missing on Wednesday, November 16, in Houston, Texas, according to KPRC.

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Carl Conyers Youngest Son of Congressman John Conyers missing
Carl Conyers, youngest son of Congressman John Conyers

The 21-year-old student at the University of Houston was last seen on Tuesday afternoon by his roommate at their apartment in South Central Houston.

Carl’s girlfriend, Daisha Lewis, told Detroit’s WWJ that she and several other friends received a message from Carl’s Twitter account on Wednesday morning. “He was able to message me on social media, on Twitter, and he asked me to meet him,” Lewis said. “He asked all his friends to come meet him on campus. When we got there — I didn’t feel right about it or thought maybe he was lying or someone was making him lie to meet us there because when we got there, he wasn’t there. When we got back to the apartment, his stuff was gone. He took his ID with him and a debit card and some clothes even. Like it was a distraction to get more stuff that he left behind.”

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Lewis said she is unsure whether Carl went back to his room on Wednesday to get his things or if it was someone else. “He might have come back to take more stuff out of his room, but we’re not sure if it was him that took stuff out of his room or someone else that made him or someone that did it for him,” she told WWJ.

Congressman John Conyers
Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks at a news conference in the Capitol to call for aid for the Flint water crisis be included in the government funding bill on September 27, 2016.

While he took his ID and clothing, Carl left his car keys, bike, cell phone and laptop at his apartment, so it’s unclear how he’s been getting around. No airplane or bus ticket purchase was indicated on his computer, Lewis said.

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Lewis also called his disappearance “surprising” and unusual for Carl, who is active in UH’s campus community. “Everyone that knows Carl knows that he’s an amazing person. Everyone cares about him a lot. He’s a real friendly and nice person,” she said.

According to Fox News, Houston police are working with the FBI, Secret Service and a private search group to locate Carl.

Carl’s father has been a member of Congress since 1965, and the Democrat is currently the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives. Rep. Conyers, 87, serves the 13th congressional district of Michigan, which includes part of Detroit, and was elected to his 27th term last week. 

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