Marcus Thompson Missing – What happened to Marcus Thompson?

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Marcus Thompson Missing – Mother of Hampton University Alumnus  who went missing in January from his home in Richmond Area seeks help in finding him.

Marcus Thompson, 31 year-old at the time he was reported missing has been missing since January. Although Marcus was initially reported missing by his mother Lynetta Thompson in November 4th, 2020, but was said to have been found safe weeks later by The Virginia State Police in Fairfax.

However, Marcus had told the police he was going home to his family but never went home according to Lynetta his mother. His last known contact was said to have been through a text message with his family.

According to reports, his cell phone has been switched off since he last contacted them and his mail has been pilling up at his mother’s house. Amongst the mails received, a traffic ticket was sent to the mail which stated that his vehicle which is a burgundy Nissan vehicle was spotted in Washington D.C. It was also found out through the mails that none of his bills were being paid.

Marcus is described as a Black male who is approximately 6’2″ feet tall and weighs about 185 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Lynetta said told Dateline Marcus had always kept contact with his family even when he lived in Pittsburgh for several years he was said to have always come home. She said “When he’d come home, he’d pull everybody together, he’s family-oriented like that and always wanted us all together. I just want to hear his voice, “I just want to know that he’s OK.”

The 34 year-old was said to have moved to Pittsburgh when he got a job in Finance there but the company later downsized and he was relieved of his duties.

Lynetta said “He was single, not married, no kids – so he was living his life, He’d go visit friends from school and they’d go on trips. When he left last year, I didn’t think anything of it. He’d check in with me or someone eventually, But he never did.”

Lynetta said a couple of things happened after he was found initially that made her believe he wasn’t safe. According to her when Marcus’s cousin had died and he didn’t reach out was when she knew something was definitely wrong that was when she reported him missing the second time. “I didn’t want to believe he was missing,” she said. “So I kept believing he was OK. At this point, I have to believe that he’s in danger or a danger to himself, But I was still at a loss of what to do. I just want to know that he’s OK, But I just feel it in my heart that, at this stage, something is extremely wrong. I’m just worried.”

Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Marcus Thompson or has seen or heard from him since the reported date has been asked to contact The Henrico County Police Department at (804) 501-5000.