When a federal prosecuting attorney working in Baltimore is found dead hours away in the heart of idyllic Amish Country, questions abound. Local police and the FBI disagree over whether his death is a homicide or a supremely strange suicide in this episode of Last Seen Alive.
From a young age, Jonathan was known for his academic ambitions and sense of style. Here, he’s pictured in his high school cafeteria. Photo courtesy of: the Luna family. Jonathan didn’t let his family’s modest financial background inhibit his academic achievements. Here, he’s pictured during a clerkship he earned after graduating from law school. Photo courtesy of: the Luna family. Jonathan was known for his social, accepting nature. He accumulated many friends during law school, and was voted class president. Photo courtesy of: the Luna family. Jonathan had a prestigious career as a successful federal prosecutor, prosecuting criminals including those who committed crimes against children. Photo courtesy of: the Luna family. Pictured: a Pennsylvania State Trooper hands yellow tape around the creek where Jonathan was found deceased. Photo courtesy of: Lancaster Online. Pictured: Jonathan’s Toyota, which he inexplicably drove several hours from Baltimore to rural Lancaster County, PA on the night of his death. Blood and cash were scattered throughout the car when it was found close to his body. Photo courtesy of: FBI.
Sources used to research this episode:
A Decade Later, Prosecutor Luna’s Death Still a Mystery (Cheryl W. Thompson / Washington Post)
Slain Prosecutor’s Relationships with Women Examined (Gail Gibson / Baltimore Sun)
Sources: Slain Prosecutor was Tortured (Elaine Quijano / Terry Frieden / CNN)
Personal Motive Suspected in Killing of US Prosecutor (Gail Gibson / Baltimore Sun)
Luna Parents Wait, Hope for Word on Son’s Killer (Gus G. Sentamentes / Baltimore Sun)
Two Accused of Using Studio in Drug Ring (Gail Gibson / Baltimore Sun)
Slain Prosecutor’s Personal Life Probed (Rebecca Gomez / Fox News)
Probe in Killing of Prosecutor Luna Stalls (Gail Gibson and Lynn Anderson / The Baltimore Sun)
Luna’s Three-State Car Trip a mystery to Investigators (Susan Levine, Frederick Kunkle and Allan Lengel / The Washington Post)
If you know anything about the death of Jonathan Luna, call the FBI at 1-800-225-5324. Or, submit a tip online by clicking HERE.