Police in New Jersey are left scratching their heads following the disappearance of a man shortly after he was questioned in his wife's vanishing.
Erica Crippen Crosby, a 26-year-old mother of two, was last seen at a restaurant in Cherry Hill with her husband Kyle on Dec. 30. She posted a new photo on Facebook just before 11 that night and hasn't been heard from since.
Crosby alerted his wife's family of her disappearance the next day, they said.
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"It's not like Erica to just walk out of the house and leave her kids," said the victim's cousin Sonay Ramos-Kellam.
Crippen Crosby left her Mt. Laurel apartment that night without her coat, keys or purse, according to her family who searched the home last week.
"The shower curtain is missing, the sheets from the bed are missing," said another cousin.
What's even stranger, Kyle Crosby also disappeared -- just days after his wife -- following questioning by police regarding her whereabouts.
Crosby's phone was disconnected and he hasn't shown up for work since being questioned, according to relatives who believe something is terribly wrong, especially given Crosby's history of drug and assault charges.
"We care about Erica," said her best friend Amaris Torres. We need her home. Dead or alive, we want her."
The couple was married last summer after Kyle was released from jail, said Crippen Crosby's family. They have a two-month-old daughter together. Erica has a 7-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.
Her vehicle, a red 2000 Ford Taurus with plate A26EFL, is also missing.
Anyone with information is urged to call police.