Eric Lee Franks

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Above Images: Franks, circa 2011


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 21, 2011 from Saginaw, Michigan
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'0 - 6'1, 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Black hair, brown eyes. Franks's left toe has been partially amputated and has no nail. His ears are pierced. He wears a full set of dentures. Franks's hair was chin-length at the time of his disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Franks checked into the Miller Motel in Saginaw, Michigan sometime in late 2010. His estranged girlfriend, who is the mother of his child, lived in Saginaw. Franks checked out of the motel on March 21, 2011, having stayed about five months. His girlfriend said he drove north on Dixie Highway. He has never been heard from again. His family reported him missing in November. Franks may be driving a bronze or tan four-door 2001 Chevrolet Malibu with the Ohio license plate number EMH4902. A photo of the vehicle is posted below this case summary.

    Little evidence is available in Franks's case, but authorities believe he may be deceased. His case remains unsolved.

    Above: Franks's Chevrolet Malibu


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Michigan State Police


    Source Information
    WNEM 5


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 6, 2014, picture added.

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