Edwina (Edwine) Atieno Onyango Missing since December 9, 2007 from Lansford, Carbon County
Date of Birth: 10/18/1973 Age at Time of Disappearance: 34 Hair Color: Black Eye Color: Brown Estimated height: 5'3" Estimated weight: 130 lbs Dentals: Available. Edwina has all (32) of her own teeth, including 3rd molars (wisdom teeth) with no restorations. She may have been in need of some minor restoration, but there are no gaps or crowding and overall, her teeth are in very good condition. AKA: Veronica Gaya Other: Both Edwine and Edwina are found on legal documents for Ms Onyango.
Edwina Onyango, a native of Kenya, came to the United States around 2000. She had been living and working in the Allentown, Lehigh County area and married a U.S. citizen in 2001. Edwina went on to work as a personal caretaker for an elderly couple who resided in the Bethlehem area. She was described as being extremely dependable, never missing a day of work in the past 4 or 5 years.
On December 9, 2007, Edwina reportedly left the elderly couple's home, enroute to Lansford, Carbon County, where she met up with her husband, from whom she was estranged. She never returned to work and has not been seen nor heard from since.
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Pennsylvania State Police Troop N Cpl Thomas McAndrew 570-459-3890 email