ABILENE, Texas - As part of the probe into the disappearance of Brendan John Boyd, who was found this week working at a church in Mexico after disappearing Christmas Day, College Station police detectives were able to determine a timeline of events.
Boyd, 24, is a former Hendrick Home Boys Ranch resident, a 2007 graduate of Albany High School and a 2012 graduate of Hardin-Simmons University.
Here is the College Station Police Department's timeline of events involving Boyd:
Midnight-12:30 a.m., Dec. 25 – Boyd leaves the apartment of a co-worker in College Station in his 2007 Ford Mustang. He says he is going to go to his residence in Bryan and get some sleep before leaving town later that day. Boyd reportedly told his friend that he would text when he got "home" (to Abilene) and that he was going to spend a few days with his friends.
11 a.m.-11:15 a.m., Dec. 25 – The same co-worker receives a text from Boyd's phone stating that he was an hour or so into his trip.
5 p.m.-6 p.m., Dec. 25 – A different co-worker receives a text from Boyd's phone stating "Merry Christmas."
Dec. 27 – Boyd is scheduled to work and does not arrive as expected at this job in College Station.
Dec. 29 – Boyd reported as a Missing Person to College Station Police Department by co-workers.
Jan. 6 – College Station Police Department receives information from Abilene Police Department regarding the location of Boyd's vehicle. Family members had received correspondence at Boyd's last Abilene address stating that Boyd's vehicle had been towed from a convenience store parking lot near the US/Mexican border in Laredo on Dec. 30. Boyd's vehicle appeared to have been left on the premises of the store for a period of time and owners at the location had towed as being abandoned there.
Jan. 7 – College Station Police Department receives information from Laredo Police Department that a male matching Boyd's description is seen at the convenience store -- where his vehicle was recovered -- on two different occasions on Dec. 25.
Jan. 10 – College Station police, in a news release, reports Boyd has been located working at a church in Mexico and that he had left the country voluntarily.