Erica Jayne Franolich

Franolich, circa 1986

  • Missing Since 10/13/1986
  • Missing From Middleburgh, New York
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 08/12/1960 (59)
  • Age 26 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'4, 100 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A baggy shirt and blue denim overalls.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Franolich's two upper front teeth protrude. She has a mole on her left knee. Franolich may use the last names Poprafsky and/or Paprafsky. Some agencies spell her middle name "Jane."

Details of Disappearance

Franolich was last seen at approximately 9:00 p.m. on October 13, 1986 in in the vicinity of Main Street and Rail Road Avenue in Middleburgh, New York. She has never been heard from again.

Franolich wasn't reported missing until February 1987. She left behind two young sons, one of whom died in 2006. Few details are available in her case, but foul play is suspected.

Investigating Agency

  • New York State Police 518-630-1700

Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated September 30, 2013; details of disappearance updated.