Risha Lewis, age 26, was last seen on January 21, 2006, in Elkton, Maryland. On her way home to New Castle, Delaware, she vanished.
The date of Risha Aleena Lewis’ birth is August 9, 1979.
Risha was a resident of the 400 block of Moorehouse Drive in New Castle, Delaware, at the time of her disappearance. On the weekends, she frequently traveled to Elkton, Maryland.
Risha Lewis left her home in the 400 block of Moorehouse Drive in New Castle, Delaware, on January 20, 2006, to travel to Elkton, Maryland, to see a friend.
On January 21, 2006, at 1:30 am, Risha made a call home from her friend’s home in the 200 block of West Pulaski Highway to let her parents know she was returning.
Risha was never seen or heard from again after failing to return home.
Although it is still active, Risha hasn’t used her phone since going missing. She hasn’t spoken to either of her young children in a while.
Over nine months after she vanished, Risha’s car, a white 1997 Crown Victoria with four doors and the Delaware license plate #304653, was discovered abandoned in Newark, Delaware, on October 17, 2006. In the car, there were no hints as to her whereabouts.
Risha’s home in New Castle is located in Newark, which is 8 miles to the northeast of Elkton, where she was last seen.
Risha Lewis’ whereabouts and the circumstances of her disappearance are still unknown. Her disappearance is considered to be in danger and her case is still open.
Contact Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or the New Castle Police Department at (302) 395-8171 if you have any information about Risha Lewis’ disappearance.