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Person of Interest in DaShad Smith Disappearance
Posted Date: 12/5/2012

The Charlottesville Police Department needs your assistance regarding the disappearance of DaShad Laquinn Smith. Smith was last seen on Tuesday, November 20th. Smith had phone contact with Erik Tyquan McFadden (Facebook picture included below) on that day and then told friends he was going to meet someone on West Main Street. He was seen a short time later in the 500 block of West Main Street. Smith has not been seen or heard from since. Erik McFadden, who at the time was living on 14th Street NW, confirmed to Investigators that he did have phone contact with Smith and planned to meet him on Tuesday near the Amtrak Station on West Main Street. McFadden stated the meeting never took place. Police have reason to believe that McFadden has now left the Charlottesville area. If you have information on DaShad Laquinn Smith or Erik McFadden or any knowledge of this case please contact Sgt. Marc Brake at 434-970-3970 or Crimestoppers at 434-977-4000.