UPDATE Found Decease; Missing New York Man Seen on Camera before Vanishing

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Mysterious Disappearance of Victor “Devon” Scott Baffles Community

LaFayette, N.Y. — The disappearance of Victor “Devon” Scott, a 24-year-old man from LaFayette, has left the community in a state of concern and confusion. Scott was last seen on February 8, 2024, and despite extensive search efforts by law enforcement, family, friends, and volunteers, there has been no sign of him.

Last spotted on Camera walking down North Rd highlighted in Yellow (Bing Maps)
(Bing Maps)

According to reports from the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, Scott was last seen by a family member between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. on the day of his disappearance. Surveillance footage captured him walking south on North Road in Tully at 1:56 p.m., further adding to the mystery surrounding his whereabouts. He was reported missing later that day when his cell phone was found to be turned off and going directly to voicemail.

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Described as a white man, 5 feet 6 inches tall, and weighing around 200 pounds, Scott was last seen wearing a dark green fleece pullover, black pants, black shoes, and glasses. He has brown hair, blue eyes, and a short beard.

The search efforts for Scott have been extensive, involving detectives, deputies, volunteers, and even aerial support from the sheriff’s helicopter and drones. Despite the concerted efforts, there have been no substantial leads in the case.

Deputy Doug Roser, a spokesperson for the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, stated that investigators do not believe any crimes have been committed in relation to Scott’s disappearance. Moreover, there is no indication that Scott poses a threat to himself or others. This raises further questions about what could have led to his sudden disappearance.

Over the days following Scott’s disappearance, search parties composed of deputies, state Forest Rangers, friends, family, and concerned citizens scoured the area where he was last seen. However, as days turned into weeks, the search has yielded no clues about his whereabouts.

As the community grapples with the uncertainty surrounding Scott’s disappearance, deputies urge anyone with information to come forward. The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, along with the CID Unit, can be reached at 315-435-3081, or individuals can contact 911.

The disappearance of Victor “Devon” Scott remains an ongoing investigation, leaving a community desperate for answers and hoping for his safe return.

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