A family of four suddenly vanished from their Fremont, Michigan home on Sunday, leaving behind pets and a relative in need of care.
Relatives of the Cirigliano family are “very concerned” about the sudden disappearance of Anthony, 51, Suzette, 51, Brandon, 19, and Noah, 15, who left their home and haven’t had their phones on since, according to Click on Detroit. “They were found to have unexpectedly left their home in Fremont, Michigan and are believed to be in a silver colored 2005 Toyota Sienna mini-van with Michigan registration,” police said in a statement posted to Facebook.
Suzette’s mother, who has dementia and requires full-time care, was found wandering around their neighborhood late Monday evening, local outlet WOOD reported. Doors to the Cirigliano’s home were locked, their pets and Suzette’s cellphone were left behind.
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“We don’t see any signs of violence, we don’t see any signs of foul play right now. There’s no signs of struggle inside the home,” Fremont Police Department Chief Tim Rodwell told WOOD. “But everyone we’ve talked to … they all describe this to be extremely abnormal behavior from Tony and Suzette.”
Rodwell noted that “Tony was exhibiting some signs of paranoia” prior to the family’s disappearance. He had apparently called 911 shortly after midnight on Sunday, where he talked about the 9/11 attacks and begged for police protection for “vital national interest.” (RELATED: FedEx Lost A Man’s Body Three Years Ago, But That’s Not The Weirdest Part Of The Story)
“It is related to September 11th and people want to erase me from the face of the Earth. I am not crazy. [Fremont police sergeant] knows me, I am a Christian, I just need some help, and then the U.S. government will take it from here,” the senior Cirigliano said. “I know this sounds crazy, you don’t have instructions for this. Please send someone that knows [Fremont police sergeant] and can talk to the U.S. authorities, please.” Officers responded to the home and talked to Tony for roughly 45 minutes.
The family disappeared later that night. Police are hoping to locate them alive, and have asked anyone with information to contact the Fremont Police Department at 231.924.2400, Silent Observer at 231.652.1121 or 911.