Ella Quiana Goodie has been missing since March 9, 2022. It is believed Ella was last seen with Brandon Jermain Francisco, who has since been arrested on an unrelated warrant. Ella is still missing.
Lousiana State Police are asking the public’s assistance in finding Ella Goodie, 32.
According to WJTV, Ella was working as a driver and was with a customer at the time of her disappearance. Though Ella was once a Lyft driver, she was not during this ride, and there is not a record of it.
Brandon Jermaine Francisco is believed to be the last person to be with Ella. According to news outlets Francisco had a court date that he missed the day Ella went missing. He was arrested in 2018 for shooting a man on Christmas Eve and stealing his vehicle. The man was found, brought to a hospital, and survived. According to court documents, Francisco was charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, armed robbery, obstruction of justice, and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.
On March 25, 2022, police located Francisco in the passenger seat of tan colored Lincoln car. While stopped at a general store, police arrested him and searched the car. They found a firearm in the floorboard. Fransico was arrested for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Francisco has only been referred to as a person of interest in the disappearance of Ella Goodie; police have not named him a formal suspect.
Car is Found
Ella Goodie’s car was located on April 1, 2022 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Forensic teams are searching the car for evidence. This is still an active investigation.