Inaki Bascaran was a missing Illinois man who disappeared after attending Halloween 2021 and leaving the bar in Chicago. Inaki Bascaran is a 23-year-old who went missing on 30th October (Saturday). He left the bar Celeste that is situated in Chicago’s River North neighborhood and informed his roommate through a call that he was about to head home in a few minutes. His house was situated in the apartment in Wrigleyville which is nearly 4.5 miles away from the bar.
As per the latest reports, his body has been found from the Chicago River and the authorities will provide the details for the funeral soon.
Who was Inaki Bascaran?
A native of San Antonio, Texas Inaki was born on 20th March 1998(Age 23) and was living in Wrigleyville, Illinois. His father’s name is John Bascaran while his mother is Lucia Bascaran and he has a sister named Pepe Bascaran as well. After completing graduation from the University of Illinois, he was working as an advertising professional.
Chicago Police released a missing report in which they wrote his height is 5 feet 9 inches, 165 pounds of weight, green eyes with light brown hair.
Chicago Police Department said Inaki was last spotted at the Bar called Celeste
The 23-year-old Inaki Bascaran was reported missing on 31st October 2021 and was last seen at the bar where he went for celebrating Halloween. Chicago Police Department asked to come forward if anyone found helpful information to track him. He was last seen in the area near 800 Block of W. Newport. His website says that he was last seen at 11:39 PM while wearing a gray long sleeve shirt, and blue pants with an apple watch.
According to his website, the last contacted person with whom Inaki connected was at 12:04 am on 31st October 2021. After leaving the bar he went outside of Walgreens which could be any Walgreen within the walking distance of Celeste. He was on his way back to his apartment in Wrigleyville.
His home was 4.5 miles away from the bar Celeste to Wrigleyville. As far as his iPhone and Apple Watch is concerned, they are dead and the police were not able to track the same. His last Uber was to Celeste and there have been no charges or transactions made on his name to his credit, debit, or public transit cards.
The website further says that police, detectives, and private investigators are working on the case to detect the full time and search for the reason behind this loss. But, nothing has been found.
Inaki Bascaran worked in advertising
His father Jose Bascaran told that his son last got separated from his friends and ended up outside the bar at around or after 11 pm. Later, he texted the friends that he was trying to get back and that time it was around 11:50 pm. Inaki Bascaran graduated from the University of Illinois and was working as an advertising professional.
According to his Facebook, Bascaran wrote that he was living in Glenview and did his graduation with a degree in economics. He has written much about his traveling experiences and posted so many photos with his friends while being on his graduation days.
His father Jose Bascaran said that they are trying to seek any kind of help or any kind of information from anywhere that could help them to detect the information about his loss. According to his father, he was an outgoing personality whom everyone used to love and was really a good kid. It is still not clear whether he tried walking the path to cover the distance to his house or called an Uber. Many hospital checks have also been made which turned out to be nothing.
Bascaran received outpouring support from friends and family
One of his friends wrote on Facebook that while he was not with Inaki in past years, but he was the life of the party. He told that he was lucky to know him and his close friends. Inaki’s website has referred to 3rd November 2021 being a gathering day for Inaki to say prayers and wishes for his comeback with an easy return. Many people have come forward to support their family and friends.
A GoFundMe Page has also been raised to spare some money for the search efforts. The website has raised around $100,000 and is organized by his father, Jose Bascaran. The family has raised a request to pray for their son and told him that he was a great child, son, or a brother too. They requested people to send their love and help his family including Lucia and Pepe Bascaran.