Erica Jayne Franolich

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Above Images: Franolich, circa 1986


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 13, 1986 from Middleburgh, New York
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date of Birth: August 12, 1960
  • Age: 26 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'4, 100 pounds
  • 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."
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A baggy shirt and blue denim overalls.
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    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
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    New York State Police


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing Adults
    New York State Troopers
    The Schenectady Daily Gazette
    The Schoharie County Times Journal


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 30, 2013; details of disappearance updated.

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