Phylicia Thomas where is she?

Phylicia Thomas where is she?

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Since: Jan 11

Williamsport, PA

#1 Jan 17, 2011
Anyone who has not heard of beautiful Phylicia here is the story that is on the internet (the outline of the story is definitely right however a lot of the "he said" has been debated and has many holes in the story):
Phylicia Thomas finished her shift at the Pump-N-Pantry at approximately 11:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. on February 11, 2004. Her co-workers say she was in good spirits when she left work. Afterwards, she went to her home in the vicinity of the 100 block of Route 118 in Lake Township, Pa. Her boyfriend, Ed Rudaski, says he was sleeping on the couch and woke up when she came in. They had a brief conversation and she asked him for a beer. He told her the beer was outside in his all-terrain vehicle (ATV), then he went back to sleep on the couch.
When Rudaski woke up again an hour later and went to their bedroom, Thomas was not there. He drove his ATV to a friend's house, thinking she might be there, but she was not, so he went back to their home to wait for her return. She has never been heard from again. Rudaski believes Thomas left their residence of her own accord. There was no sign of forced entry to the house, and he heard no suspicious noises.
Investigators believe Thomas's disappearance is suspicious. The man who gave Thomas a ride home from work the evening of her disappearance has also been interviewed and cleared of suspicion. She was carrying her cigarettes with her at the time she went missing.
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A large amount of this story that you read above has been disputed and there has been many holes put in Rudaski's story. We need someone to come forward and tell the TRUTH Phylicia did not deserve what happened to her. I always tell people, what if this was your child. I know a lot of the people who hung out with Ed and Steve at the time not have children of their own. Do you want these people walking the streets when your children get older? Do you want these people to hold the threat of harming your child if you talk over your head? Put them behind bars where they belong! People whom harm others have NO place in our society! Someone knows something we are asking you to have a heart for Phylicia's family and ofcourse you can remain anonymous on Topix and post on this thread the information you have. We need to bring her home.

Since: Jan 11

Williamsport, PA

#2 Jan 17, 2011
Searchers found some mysterious notes while looking for Thomas. The notes alluded to a body which was supposedly behind the Mountain Fresh Supermarket in Pike's Creek, Pennsylvania. Police looked in that location but found nothing. The supermarket is only about a tenth of a mile from the Pump-N-Pantry where Thomas worked.
Investigators searched the home of Steven Allan Martin, a friend of Rudaski's, for evidence relating to Thomas's disappearance. They would not say what, if anything, that they found. Martin claims he called the Rudaski/Thomas residence shortly after 11:30 p.m. on February 11 and spoke to Thomas. He says he asked to speak to Rudaski and she told him he was sleeping. This would corroborate Rudaski's version of events.
Curiously, Martin is connected to the case of another missing young woman from Lake Township. He is the last person known to have seen Jennifer Barziloski his girlfriend's sister, before she disappeared from Edwardsville, Pennsylvania in 2001. Barziloski's case is unsolved. Some media accounts suggested that Thomas and Barziloski's cases were connected, but authorities have found nothing to support this hypothesis beyond the fact that Martin was the last person known to have contact with them. He is, however, considered a person of interest in both cases.
Martin was involved in a police chase in December 2004 which resulted in the death of an innocent bystander. He was sentenced to ten and a half years in prison as a result. In August 2005, a month after arriving at the prison, he hung himself in his cell. Prison staff cut him down and he was taken to the hospital, where he died. He maintained his innocence in Thomas and Barziloski's cases until the end. Thomas's case is still under investigation. Police suspect foul play was involved in her disappearance.

Since: Jan 11

Williamsport, PA

#3 Jan 17, 2011
Feb. 11th 2011 at Kirby Park (near the pond) in Wilkes Barre there will be a candle light vigil to remember the anniversary of Phylicia's disappearance we are asking everyone to show your support to the family. Everyone will meet there at 5 pm.
Also if someone knows how to play Wish you were here by Pink Floyd on Acoustic and/or sing it that is Phylicia's favorite song and they sing it every year. Thank you all so much!
Jonathan

Hummelstown, PA

#4 Jan 26, 2011
I would gladly do that honor. I been playing guitar for years I know how to play all the pink floyd stuff and sing it.
I have been following this case for almost 2 years now, and after the recent discovery of Jenifers skull literally less than a mile from Steve Martin's former residence made me really want this poor family to have closure on Phylicia as well. I live in central PA, but used to reside in the Shamokin/Selinsgrove areas and I didn't know Phylicia personally but this breaks my heart.
I also agree completely that people like Ed Rudaski, who OBVIOUSLY knows alot more than he claims, are still out there and MUST be punished. It's more about giving this family closure at this point.
I have volunteered my time in any way to this family or this cause I would also like to know the progress of the petition I signed to search that former residence of Steve Martin. I heard a shed or something was build on top of an area where her body could be?
Also a person I spoke with who lives in that same town she vanished, told me after the discovery of the skull, him and some concerned friends went to that area to try and find the locations and do their own small search of the area. He said folks around there are very hush hush when asked ANYTHING about this.

I personally believe certain people involved with crime and drugs are involved somehow and trying to keep this quiet. As long as people like US keep this topic out in the open, and ASK QUESTIONS then it WILL get solved and Rudaski will be punished. If he didn't do it, he knows who likely did. I'm not a saint, but I am the same age as Phylicia, and I know these areas of PA and the way things were our age back then.

If you would like to contact me please email me at [email protected] then once I get it I can email u my cell number. I would gladly drive up there with my girlfriend and play "Wish U Were Here" and honor Phylicia and show my respects.
Jonathan

Hummelstown, PA

#5 Jan 26, 2011
Didn't I also read somewhere that steve A Martin was friends and used to smoke crack with Hugo Selenski? Selenski confessed to the murder of Cindy Song from PSU years ago. Makes u think what kind of person would be friends with Selenski, or even friends witha friend of his!
Jonathan

Hummelstown, PA

#6 Jan 31, 2011
I did not mean anything against Phylicia by that comment it was aimed at Rudaski. I do hope to hear from you, email me at [email protected]
Jonathan

Hummelstown, PA

#7 Feb 11, 2011
Well noone emailed me I am here to help in any way I can... we must search the former property of Steve A. Martin.
Jonathan

Hummelstown, PA

#8 Feb 11, 2011
i dont know why its sayin im from newjersey i live outside shamokin PA.. 570 area code
Wondering

Montoursville, PA

#9 Apr 26, 2011
Someone has to know what happened to Phylicia, do these back mountain boys really have that much hold on others that people won't talk? Really?!? This mother is desperate to find her daughter. Yet all those who are holding back from telling what happened are just as bad as those who did it. And really what are you afraid of? You can send an email to Project Angel Eyes ([email protected]) ANONYMOUSLY and no one would ever know who you are. There is no excuse not to tell the truth of what happened except that you are just as sick as the ones who did this to her. I hope this post helps the cowards out there who are holding this secret for the huge cowards who took the life of a 5'6 110 pound girl. Wow I know I would be scared. They are cowards if they weren't they wouldn't have made 2 girls their victims.
kelly

Berwick, PA

#10 Apr 27, 2011
Your absolutly right "wondering" it takes some real "big" guys to make two women their victims. These guys who commited these crimes against these girls and their families are nothing but cowards! I include the families as victims because everyday they have a hurting that won't go away until they know what happened to BOTH these girls. Half of Jen's story is complete with the discovery of her skull but Phylicia's story is nowhere near finished. Nothing has been found to give the family any answers. If you have any information please come forward. By hiding these cowards you are giving them power in your silence. These guys thrive on that because they think they are above getting caught. But the truth is WHEN and they WILL get caught I bet they cry and beg for plea deals then we'll see how much of a "man" they really are.
Pauline Bailey

Plymouth, PA

#11 Apr 29, 2011
I would like to thank everyone for their help and support. I do not have a computer but Jessica from Project angel eyes can get in touch with me. We are thinking of having a search at Ricketts Glen. As far as the petition goes I don't thing the DA really cares. When I went to the DA. Vogue with one petition he told me to get over it my daughter is dead and I will never find her. Well Mr. DA. I will never give up looking for my daughter and I know from what you said you have no intention of looking for her. I will never give up and I will find her, no thanks to the DA for help. Wish You Were Here Phylicia, Love Mom
JESSE THOMAS

Berwick, PA

#12 May 1, 2011
to any one who thinks that we will ever stop looking for my sister you are sadly mistaken. wether we have to keep searching for another seven years or twenty years i promise you we will never stop until we find her and bring justice to those who are responsible.if there is any one out there who has to go through the disaperance of a loved one and just give up on looking for them THEN I FEEL VERY SORRY FOR YOU that you didnt have the love and closeness that me and my family share.... LOVE YOU PHYLICIA WISH YOU WERE HERE
Pauline Bailey

Plymouth, PA

#13 May 1, 2011
Yes we will never stop looking. Steve Martins property most definitly needs to be searched. It seems there is no probably cause to search his property. Never mind the fact that Phylicia herself came to her family and told us that she thought Martin killed her friend and buried her in his basement. You see he had a dirt floor in his basement and after Jen disappeared he put in a concrete floor. We told her it was crazy to think that somone could kill someone bury them in their basement and get away with it. She says it happened and she was going to prove it. Jens skull was found in the same creek bed that runs behind Steves house. I don't understand why the DA refuses to go on the property with dogs. If I were living in a home with the possibility of bodies on it I would want them off. The martin family wants us to quit bringing Steves name up in this. And I totaly understand he has children who don't need to hear these terrible stories. So why not let us search and put this part of the story to rest for the sake of all familes involved. Some one knows, some have actually bragged. A cousin of Steves came forward but police say he was on crack so they say hes unreliable. Your not going to find a chuch going person with knowledge of such a crime.
Jessica

New Ringgold, PA

#14 May 2, 2011
Absolutely Pauline and Jesse we will never stop looking for her. We will turn over every rock, question every person and do whatever it takes to bring her home. I would hate to think our men have become so sissified that they are afraid of someone or a group of people who hurt young small girls. That is not a man! However girls in the back mountain should be aware because at the minimum (going with the theory that Steve did it, which I do not believe if he did that he did it alone) at the minimum we have "men" walking around thinking this is ok, so when and if "your" daughter is next these "men" wont protect them. So if it is ok with all those living in the back mountain to live around such animals then more power to you, I live no where near there and I thank God for that everyday. Gorgeous properties out there but my children's safety is something I will not sacrifice. If you truely do not know anything and you live in Luzerne County (heck I dont care where you live, you can still do it) help us get these "men" off the streets and send a letter to the DA for Luzerne County and tell them we want Steve's old property searched and we want some answers, if Phylicia was a politician's daughter we would have answers by now. We are not playing nice anymore we want answers NOW!!! If they won't help us get them then we will go get them on our own, even if that means picketing daily!! We have given them 7 years!! We are not giving them another year we will find Phylicia by the last day of this year and we will do whatever we have to, to make sure of it.
I love you Pauline, and the whole family! I am here til the end!
Phylicia, girl I wont stop until you are found, when you are found I wont stop until justice is served, once justice is served I wont stop until the laws are changed, when the laws are changed then I will rest. Keep smiling down on your mother she needs your strength!
JESSE THOMAS

Berwick, PA

#15 May 3, 2011
jessica i cant tell you how much my family and i appreciate every thing you have and are doing your passion and hope of finding PHYLICIA and bringing her home means alot to us thank you for all your support and help .i would also like to thank each and every person that has helped and continuing to help find PHYLICIA. my family and i thank you all. LOVE YOU PHYLICIA WISH YOU WERE HERE
Jessica

New Ringgold, PA

#16 May 3, 2011
Jesse there is no need to thank me, why would I do anything different? People should be suprised when others don't help not when they actually do. So many sick people have made our world into what it is today... missing persons, murders, rapes, child pornography, kidnapping, child abuse, and worst of all people without a soul who hide the secrets of those who do all or any of the above.
Pauline Bailey

Plymouth, PA

#17 May 8, 2011
Well here it is Mothers Day. Another year gone by without Phylicia. Just want to say we miss you and love you. Don't expect any justice it seems the people in the courts have no time to help the little guy with no political pull. Her brother was shot in the leg, Ill never forget my grandsons face when he told me he was so scared when Bobby shot his dad. When we tried to get the police to arrest the man that did it we were told to get out of the police station because we were liars, its seems they think were crazy because of what happened to Phylicia so my son shot himself in the leg ran to the river three miles away threw the gun in the river and went to the hospital afterwards. There was never even an investgation. My sister was living with an abusive man they were in many physical altercations where the police had to be called. There were charges pending against her boyfriend. She called her friends crying looking for help. There were calls put in to the police they were left unanswered. I guess the police were sick of going up there and hoped they would just kill each other. Well her boyfriend is dead shot by her. Guess they had no film in their camera because they did not get no pictures of the bruises left on her face and neck from the beating. Shes in jail now looking at life. God bless everyone we need all the help we could get. Love you Phylicia Wish You Were Here. Mom
Pauline Bailey

Plymouth, PA

#18 May 21, 2011
Some one knows something, if you write on this site you do not have to leave your name, please give my family and Jens the closure we desperately need. If this continues someone else is going to be missing a daughter, don't wait until these guys get some one you love. Please help stop this, we need the locations of both missing girls.Thank You and God Bless You!
FredrickArch

Sterling, PA

#19 May 26, 2011
Pauline Bailey wrote:
I would like to thank everyone for their help and support. I do not have a computer but Jessica from Project angel eyes can get in touch with me. We are thinking of having a search at Ricketts Glen. As far as the petition goes I don't thing the DA really cares. When I went to the DA. Vogue with one petition he told me to get over it my daughter is dead and I will never find her. Well Mr. DA. I will never give up looking for my daughter and I know from what you said you have no intention of looking for her. I will never give up and I will find her, no thanks to the DA for help. Wish You Were Here Phylicia, Love Mom
That is a horrible thing to say... not only as a human being but as a professional DA whose job it is to speak for victims.
FredrickArch

Sterling, PA

#20 May 26, 2011
Martin claims to have called Rudaski but he was asleep but then he said he heard no suspicous sounds that would indicate foul play. If he didn't hear the phone ringing, then does he really think he would hear foul play?

Was this the hole in the statements mentioned earlier?

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