UPDATE: 9:40 PM, September 13, 2017:
Early Wednesday evening, New Albany Chief of Police Chris Robertson furnished the following information to NAnewsweb.com:
Using a special canine search animal, a body, which may have been that of Eric Bonner, was found Wednesday afternoon in the small wooded area immediately east of Renasant Drive in New Albany.
Robertson said he may be able to release additional information Thursday morning.
New Albany police are requesting help in their search for a Collierville man, Eric Bonner, believed to have been in New Albany before going missing.
Bonner, a young African-American adult, 6’2″ in height, was reported missing Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Bonner is 19 years if age,
The Collierville (TN) Police Department contacted New Albany police at 12:07 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10. Bonner’s cell phone provider had “pinged’ his telephone and believed that he was in New Albany.
New Albany Police Department (NAPD) officers found Bonner’s black 2014 Toyota Corolla near the intersection of Highway 30 and Bankhead Street. The car was unlocked, but they keys were not in it. Bonner’s cell phone was in the car. It was confirmed to be his phone when a Collierville officer called the phone after the NAPD officer found it.
Bonner is a “gamer,” one who enjoys playing interactive video games. His family has said he was recently “troubled.”
NAPD officers are requesting assistance from anyone who may have information that would help them find Bonner. Persons with information should call the New Albany Police Department at 662-534-2222.
For more information on search for Eric Bonner: http://nanewsweb.com/search-missing-man-ends-new-albany/