When a Pennsylvania woman becomes convinced her missing friend was murdered, she’s determined to figure out who killed her. After she goes missing herself, investigators are left to explore whether the cases are connected in this episode of Last Seen Alive.
Phylicia Thomas was 22 years old whenever she went missing from Lake Township, PA in 2004. The oldest of 7 siblings, Phylicia was known for her caring personality and love of nature and animals. Pictured: a billboard maintained by Phylicia’s family, who’ve been seeking answers ever since her 2004 disappearance. Phylicia’s mother, Pauline (pictured), has relentlessly searched for the truth regarding her daughter’s disappearance and likely murder. A cadaver dog searches property where Phylicia’s family believe she was killed, and her remains dismembered. A cadaver dog alerts to a spot inside a barn located on property where Phylicia’s family believe she was killed and dismembered.
Sources used to research this episode:
The Charley Project: Phylicia Albina Thomas
17 Years Later, Family of Phylicia Thomas Asks for Help to ‘Bring Her Home’ (Bill OBoyle / Times Leader)
I-Team: “Where is Phylicia Thomas? (WBRE/WYOU-TV)
I-Team: “Where’s Phylicia?” Part 2 (Andy Mehalshick / WBRE/WYOU-TV)
Family Believes Phylicia Thomas’ Remains Are On Hunlock Township Property (Ed Lewis /Times Leader)
Family of Phylicia Thomas Still Looking for Answers 14 Years Later (Jade Jarvis/ Fox56 News)
Missing Woman’s Birthday Marked (WNEP16 News)
‘Person of Interest’ Hangs Himself in Cell (UPI)
Woman Vanishes While Investigating Dead Friend’s Disappe a rance (True Crime Daily)
If you know anything about the disappearance of Phylicia Thomas, please contact the Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Investigations Bureau at 717-783-5524.