Ericka Cain Thomas

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Above Images: Thomas, circa 2008


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 18, 2008 from Austintown, Ohio
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: September 19, 1953
  • Age: 55 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'11, 110 - 120 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Graying brown hair, brown eyes. Thomas wears full upper dentures and partial lower dentures. Her ears are pierced. She has a scar near her left eye and a birthmark on her left shoulder. Thomas may use the first name Ramona.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Jeans and possibly sneakers.
  • Medical Conditions: Thomas suffers from bipolar disorder and requires medication which she doesn't have with her. She has a history of not taking her medication as directed.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Thomas was last seen behind the Austintown Plaza on Jamestown Court in Austintown, Ohio on October 18, 2008. She called a tow truck driver and told him she'd gone off the road on state Route 45 on the outskirts of Orwell, Ohio. Her car had a flat tire and she didn't have a spare. She told the tow truck driver she'd wrecked it earlier that day. He towed the car to Jamestown Court. Thomas has never been heard from again. The day after her disappearance, the police towed her car from Jamestown Court because it was blocking a driveway. All her personal belongings were inside the vehicle. Thomas wasn't reported missing until October 20. All her medications were left behind at her apartment in the 1900 block of Southern Boulevard in Warren, Ohio.

    Warren police are investigating Thomas's disappearance.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Warren Police Department


    Source Information
    Ohio Missing Adults
    Ericka C. Thomas
    The Valley Tribune
    The Vindicator
    WFMJ 21
    Missing Persons Registry
    Ohio Attorney General's Office


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 12, 2011; details of disappearance updated.

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