It’s been 42 days since Publicis Seattle Art Director and father of two, Nicolas Francisco, went missing.
After leaving work on February 13th, he “disappeared.” His car was found only days later. His pregnant wife begged everyone to help her find him.
So, where’s this case gone lately?
And people who knew Nick seem split on the issue now. Was it foul play? Or cowardice?
The media hasn’t really explored the fact that Nick apparently told his church he’d planned quitting. A church that has a rather controversial reputation to begin with, quoting Snoop Dogg in sermons laden with firmly-prescribed gender roles. Some even refer to it as “cult-like.”
Here’s an article about Nick’s church from Salon.com.
There’s been speculation that the link between Nick’s resignation from the church and his disappearance are far too coincidental.
On the flip-side, some of his co-workers tend to think he just cut and run. Not a pleasant thought, but considerably less scary than the alternative.
Nick had only known about his wife’s pregnancy for a matter of days before disappearing. There’s been buzz about a lot of missing money from a PayPal account he had… and apparently the family was beyond broke.
Perhaps his resignation from the church was simply a heads-up… like, “hey. I’m not gonna be around soon.” And ditching one’s own car isn’t exactly rocket surgery.
A soap opera worthy of the name “As the Rumor Mill Turns.”
Either way, we hope Nick returns back safe and sound.
42 days and counting.