Deputies: Man accused of kidnapping Ohio woman has Alabama ties

Deputies: Man accused of kidnapping Ohio woman has Alabama ties
John Henry Mack Jr. is wanted by authorities for the kidnapping of Melinda Davis. (Source: U.S. Marshals Service)

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - U.S. Marshals are searching for a missing Ohio woman and the man wanted in her kidnapping.

John Henry Mack Jr., 43, is accused of kidnapping 33-year-old Melinda Kay Davis.

Our sister station WOIO out of Cleveland reports Mack is Davis’s ex-boyfriend.

Authorities say Melinda Davis has not been seen or heard from since February 25.
Authorities say Melinda Davis has not been seen or heard from since February 25. (Source: U.S. Marshals Service)
Melinda Kay Davis (Clark)
Melinda Kay Davis (Clark) (Source: Shelby Police)
Melinda Kay Davis (Clark)
Melinda Kay Davis (Clark) (Source: Shelby Police)

A warrant for his arrest was issued on February 26. Davis has not been seen or heard from since February 25. She was driving a Black 2013 Volkswagen Jetta, Ohio plate JGZ8921.

Etowah County authorities believe Mack has family in the Gadsden area.

He approximately 5′ 10″ and weighs about 160 pounds.

A reward for up to $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to Mack’s arrest.

Anyone with information about Mack’s whereabouts is asked to call the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4-WANTED

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