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Police seek help to ID people seen walking away from vehicle where missing man’s body found

The body of 44-year-old Hajid Jordan was found in the trunk of a vehicle on Jan. 24 on Volney Avenue.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Division of Police is asking for the public’s help to identify two people seen walking away from a car where the body of a missing Maryland man was discovered last month.

On Jan. 24, detectives were searching for the missing person who was seen the week prior.

During the search, police found the body of 44-year-old Hajid Jordan in the trunk of a Tesla Model 3. Investigators determined the vehicle was registered as a rental car.

Police said Jordan was found with a gunshot wound. Jordan has been reported missing from Howard County Maryland.

In a post Wednesday, police released surveillance video from Jan. 14 showing the two people where the car was abandoned on Volney Avenue.

MISSING MAN FOUND IN TRUNK OF RENTAL CAR Homicide Bureau detectives need help identifying two individuals seen on...

Posted by Columbus Division of Police on Wednesday, February 8, 2023

If you can help identify either of these people or know anything about this incident, you are asked to call Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).

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