Melanie Joy Thomson
North American Missing Persons Network
Melanie Joy Thomson

Above Image: Thomson, circa 2010

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: Early September 2010 from Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 31st, 1974
  • Age: 36
  • Height: 5'5"
  • Weight: 165 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race:Black
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Medium build. Tattoos of a panther on her right ankle,
    palm trees on her left upper arm, and Chinese lettering on her lower back.
  • AKA: Bernice Wiseman , Melanie Erekosima and the nickname Kenya.
  • Case Number: 10-167044

  • Details of Disappearance
    Thompson moved to B.C. in her 30s and was last seen in September of 2010 in Chilliwack. At the time, she was 36 years old and had been living in a women’s shelter in downtown Vancouver. Melanie Joy Thomson, who also uses the name Bernice Wiseman, was last seen in early September 2010 by staff of her housing program in Vancouver, who
    ubsequently reported her missing at the end of September 2010. Thomson has had previous long periods of no contact with friends or family in which she has travelled extensively across Canada.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Vancouver Police Department
    (604) 717-2530

    Source Information
    VPD Missing Persons