Searching for Missing Denison Student

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Dension University officials say a search is ongoing for an undergraduate student who has been reported missinig from the Granville School since Sunday evening. Ginny Sharkey, a university spokeswoman, says 21-year-old Wendell Jackson was last seen studying at an academic building on campus between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Sunday. University officials say campus police are working alongside Granville police and the Granville Township Fire Department in the investigation and search for Jackson. Sharkey says the junior from the Chicago area never returned home to his dorm Sunday and hasn’t responded to any calls to his cell phone. She says Jackson did not attend classes Monday and his friends have not heard from him. A prayer vigil for Jackson was held Monday at 10:00 p.m. at Swasey Chapel.