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U.S. Marshals offering reward for information on ex-boyfriend of missing Richland County woman

Anyone with information on her location is asked to immediately call (419) 347-2242.

SHELBY, Ohio — Editor's Note: The above video aired on February 21, 2021

Authorities in Richland County have provided more information in the case of a 33-year-old woman who went missing Thursday morning.

Shelby police say Melinda Kay Davis (Clark) was last seen around 7:20 a.m. yesterday near the high school and was believed to be on her way to Mansfield to meet with her ex-boyfriend, John Henry Mack. She was driving a black 2013 Volkswagen Jetta with an Ohio license plate number of JGZ8921.

Police in Shelby asked the Richland County Sheriff's Office to check the residence in the 500 block of Cliffside Drive in Mansfield to see if either Davis or Mack were there. No one was at the home.

The Major Crimes Unit of the Sheriff's Office obtained a search warrant for the residence. The Ohio Bureau of Identification and Investigation was called to process the scene. Based on the investigation, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for John Henry Mack Jr. for Kidnapping.

The man is described as 5'10 and 160 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. 

The U.S. Marshals service is now offering a $5,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to the arrest of Mack Jr. 

If anyone knows the whereabouts of John Henry Mack Jr., or locates the Black Jetta belonging to Davis, please call the US Marshal’s Tip line at 866-4WANTED (866-492-6833).  

Credit: Shelby Police Department
John Henry Mack Jr.

Davis is described as being 5 feet tall and weighing 145 pounds with white skin, brown hair and brown eyes. She was wearing a white shirt, gray sweat pants and pink flip flops at the time of her disappearance, and also has tattoos on both of her arms, wrists and shoulders.

Anyone with information on Davis' location is asked to immediately call the Shelby Police Department at (419) 347-2242. Photos of her and her car can be seen below.

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Melinda Kay Davis
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Melinda Kay Davis' tattoos.
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Melinda Kay Davis' Volkswagen Jetta.


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