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Missing Lehi man found dead in American Fork

Posted at 7:23 PM, Dec 22, 2018
and last updated 2019-01-01 14:54:31-05

UPDATE: Police confirmed Tuesday Damascus David Dawson was found dead in American Fork Monday.

Josh Christensen of American Fork Police confirmed Dawson was found deceased. He was located in a field near the area of 850 East and 500 South.

No further details about the cause and manner of Dawson’s death were available, but Christensen said they don’t believe the death is suspicious.

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LEHI, Utah — Police in Lehi are asking for the public’s help locating a man who has been missing since Dec. 14.

Damascus David Dawson went missing after leaving his work at Abra Auto Body Repair in American Fork on Dec. 14., family members told Fox 13. He was last seen driving a black 2012 Toyota Camry with Utah license plate X031ZX.

Lehi City police said Dawson was not considered endangered but encouraged the public to keep an eye out for him and call investigators if he is spotted. Police also said Dawson left medication behind when he went missing.

Dawson’s family described him as Native American and African American, six-foot-five, and 230 pounds.

Anyone who sees Dawson was asked to call police at 801-794-3970.

Photos of Dawson can be seen below: