Texas Rangers Cold Case Investigation Details


Riley Thomas
Company: A   Reference Number: 128 - Unsolved
Race: White
Sex: Male
County: Angelina
Related Year: 2000
suspects: 1. Richard Floyd Thomas

Details: 76 year-old Retired Correctional Officer Riley Floyd Thomas was reported missing by his ex-daughter-in-law on 04-06-2000. Riley Thomas was described as “homebound” and suffered from Parkinson’s disease and congestive heart failure. He was last seen with his son, Richard Thomas, with whom he lived. Richard moved to Oklahoma at or around the time of Riley’s disappearance. Richard claimed to have placed Riley on a bus in Lufkin, Texas destined for Port Arthur, Texas. Richard was later convicted of forging his father’s name in order to cash his father’s checks. Riley Thomas has never been located and is presumed deceased. Foul play is suspected.

Texas Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $3,000 to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of the person/persons responsible for this crime. To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters MUST call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). All tips are anonymous. Tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.

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Riley Thomas