Missing Son of Michigan Congressman Found in Houston

The Associated Press

HOUSTON, Texas — The missing son of U.S. Representative John Conyers, Sr., has been found safe in Houston. His roommate said Carl Conyers shaved his beard on Tuesday and then disappeared.

Twenty-one-year old Carl Conyers is a sophomore at the University of Houston and Rep. Conyers’ youngest son.

The Houston Chronicle reported that he was found in his apartment around 1 a.m. on Friday morning. Authorities talked to him and then he left with his family.

The young man’s mother said that it was strange that all of his belongings were in his apartment, including his wallet and his bank card. His car was also still at his apartment.

She pleaded for anyone that may have her son to just let him go, “I don’t care about anything,” implying that no questions would be asked, she said. She talks to him almost every day.

Local law enforcement authorities, the Secret Service and the FBI have been looking for the congressman’s son.

Daisha Lewis, Conyers’ girlfriend, told NBC News that she went to see him at his home but all she found was a packed bag, his wallet and a phone, reported NBC News.

His girlfriend said she received a message from him on Wednesday saying he wanted them to get together, but he did not show, reported NBC.

Breitbart News and the AP reported on Thursday that Rep. Conyers was “very worried” about his missing son.

Representative John Conyers (87) was just reelected to Congress in November for his27th term. He is a Democrat from Detroit area.

Lana Shadwick is a contributing writer and legal analyst for Breitbart Texas. She has served as a prosecutor and associate judge in Texas. Follow her on Twitter @LanaShadwick2.


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