We got hit up by a Juggalo named Jay Strange who reached out over a friend who has been missing since 2011. On January 13th, 2011, Erik Ruiz was last seen by his friends and family. His cell phone was found a few counties away, but Erik was nowhere to be found.
You can read about Erik’s disappearance in this article.
Jay wants to give some vital information about Erik in case anyone has seen him, or knows his whereabouts.
Comments: Mr. Erik Thomas Ruiz was last seen on January 13, 2011 in Carbon Hill, Alabama. Foul Play is believed to be involved in his disappearance. If anyone has any information as to the location of Mr. Ruiz, please contact the Walker County Sheriff’s Office at 205-302-6464
Contact: Investigator Tim Thomas Phone: (205) 302-6464
Name: Ruiz, Erik Thomas
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown Height: 5’11”
Weight: 215 lbs.
Age Last Seen: 25
Location Last Seen: Carbon Hill, Alabama
NCIC Number: M809340568
**REWARD** $5,000 – issued by Governor Robert Bentley
They also intend to get a private investigator to see if they can help resolve this cold case.
Erik has a son whom he has never met due to disappearing while his girlfriend was pregnant. Most believe that he was a victim of foul play, but they only want some resolution to put their minds at rest.
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Our thoughts are with Erik’s friends and family. Hopefully someone out there can point authorities in the right direction.