Tyler Davis Disappearance Fuels Online Sleuths

Andy Downing
Brittany and Tyler Davis

After waking up late on the morning of February 23, Tyler and Brittany Davis scrambled to make the hour drive to Columbus from their home in Wilmington in time for lunch with Tyler’s parents. Brittany was turning 23, and the couple planned to celebrate with a night out at Easton while Tyler’s parents watched their young son.

Following a long, leisurely Saturday meal, the couple checked in at the Easton Hilton, where they watched TV and lounged while waiting for a close friend who lives in Columbus to join them for the evening. Sometime between 8:30 and 9 p.m., the trio left the hotel and walked through the shopping complex, stopping for drinks at Bar Louie and Adobe Gilas, Brittany said. Later in the evening, the three hailed an Uber for the 15-minute ride to the Dollhouse, a North Side strip club, where the party continued until nearly 3 a.m.

On the ride back to the Hilton from the Dollhouse, Brittany said Tyler fell asleep in the car. When Brittany and the friend, whose name has not been publicly released, woke Tyler after arriving at the hotel, Brittany said he appeared confused and agitated. “He didn’t think we were at our hotel,” Brittany said. “He did not think we were where we were supposed to be.”

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