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New details on missing person David Medina

David Medina (AKA David Bernal) has been missing since April 5.
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David Medina - Facebook

A new development concerning the missing person’s case of San Diego LGBT member David Issac Bernal-Medina have surfaced.

San Diego police say they have found Medina’s vehicle, a 2016 GMC Terrain SUV, on I-8 near I-805. The car had been involved in an accident, but Medina, 32, was not “with the car when it was found.”

Police continue to say that he was a Lyft driver, but wasn’t working on the rideharing app at the time of his reported disappearance. 

Police currently have the car impounded, and his family is waiting to hear more information on what they find.

His sister, Vanessa, who lives in Arizona, talked to San Diego Gay and Lesbian News via phone. She says she last talked to her brother on Friday, March 21.

“David would never do this,” she said. “His phone is off and he hasn’t used his [debit] card.”

 She says it’s hard to explain their relationship, but they are close.

“We didn’t talk a lot, but when we did it was to catch up on our lives,” she said. “We talked until 2 am the Friday before he went missing.”

David’s aunt by marriage, Veronica Borquez, agrees that it is not like him to not call.

“He's very diligent in contacting his sister,” said Borquez. “She is supposed to be graduating from trade school this coming week and he was planning to come to Tucson to attend the graduation. His mother has not heard from him. And all his friends in San Diego have not heard from him either."

She says that David was in a relationship, but they have broken up.

“It's very strange that he hasn't been home or calling any of his siblings. Especially his credit card hasn't been used. His phone is off. Social media has been quiet since his disappearance.”

Police describe Medina as 6’2”, 160 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes. They have no description of what he was wearing at the time the report was made. 

If you have any information on the whereabouts of David Issac Bernal-Medina, call police at 610-531-2346.

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See also: Missing SD man's body found near crash site