KSP Issued Golden Alert for Missing Teenager in Laurel County


Erica L. Ritchie

London, KY. (January 19, 2020) – Kentucky State Police Post 11 needs your help in locating a missing female. Post 11 is actively investigating a missing persons investigation in Laurel County. The female has been missing since the early morning of January 19, 2020.

Erica L. Ritchie 18, of London was last seen at her residence on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at approximately 02:30 AM.

Ritchie is described as a white female 5’6’’ tall, roughly 200 pounds, with brown shoulder length hair. She was last seen wearing a red shirt, with blue jeans, brown boots and a maroon jacket.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Kentucky State Police Post 11, London at 606-878-6622 or 1-800-222-5555.

Trooper Jason Smith is continuing the investigation.

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On January 20, 2020 Erica L. Ritchie was located in Ohio by the Ohio State Police. The Golden Alert has been Canceled. Thank you for your help and assistance on returning her home safely.


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