GALLERY: Daniel Thomas

Daniel Thomas
Daniel Thomas
Daniel Thomas

Daniel Thomas

Daniel Thomas with his mum, Donna, and father Kevin Ruffels.

Daniel Thomas with his mum, Donna, and father Kevin Ruffels.

Kevin Ruffels holding his son Daniel Thomas as a baby.

Kevin Ruffels holding his son Daniel Thomas as a baby.

A photo of missing toddler Daniel Thomas.

A photo of missing toddler Daniel Thomas.

Donna Thomas and her son, Daniel, as a baby.

Donna Thomas and her son, Daniel, as a baby.

2012 - Donna Thomas places birthday cards on the grave of her son, Daniel Thomas, in the Glenmorus Memorial Gardens Albury, on what would have been Daniel's 11th birthday.

2012 - Donna Thomas places birthday cards on the grave of her son, Daniel Thomas, in the Glenmorus Memorial Gardens Albury, on what would have been Daniel's 11th birthday.

2012 - Donna Thomas lets off a party-popper at the grave of her son Daniel Thomas on what would have been Daniel's 11th birthday. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

2012 - Donna Thomas lets off a party-popper at the grave of her son Daniel Thomas on what would have been Daniel's 11th birthday. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

2009 - Donna Thomas puts flowers on her son's grave

2009 - Donna Thomas puts flowers on her son's grave

2009 - Donna Thomas puts flowers on her son's grave

2009 - Donna Thomas puts flowers on her son's grave

2009 - Donna Thomas puts flowers on her son's grave

2009 - Donna Thomas puts flowers on her son's grave

2008 - Daniel's father Kevin Ruffels.

2008 - Daniel's father Kevin Ruffels.

2008 -  Press conference regarding missing toddler Daniel Thomas and the human bones found under a house in Myrtleford.

2008 - Press conference regarding missing toddler Daniel Thomas and the human bones found under a house in Myrtleford.

2008 - Human remains believed to be those of missing toddler Daniel Thomas have been found by dogs at a property in Myrtleford.

2008 - Human remains believed to be those of missing toddler Daniel Thomas have been found by dogs at a property in Myrtleford.

2008 - Human remains believed to be those of missing toddler Daniel Thomas have been found by dogs at a property in Myrtleford.

2008 - Human remains believed to be those of missing toddler Daniel Thomas have been found by dogs at a property in Myrtleford.

2008 - Human remains believed to be those of missing toddler Daniel Thomas have been found by dogs at a property in Myrtleford.

2008 - Human remains believed to be those of missing toddler Daniel Thomas have been found by dogs at a property in Myrtleford.

2008 - A forensics police officer video-tapes the scene.

2008 - A forensics police officer video-tapes the scene.

2007 - ay 3 in a week long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road, near  Myrtleford.

2007 - ay 3 in a week long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road, near Myrtleford.

2007 - Day 3 in a week-long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road, near  Myrtleford.

2007 - Day 3 in a week-long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road, near Myrtleford.

2007 -  Police have started a week long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road after a tip off to police.

2007 - Police have started a week long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road after a tip off to police.

2007 - Police examine a nappy found near Slaughteryard Creek Road in day 3 of a search for Daniel Thomas' body.

2007 - Police examine a nappy found near Slaughteryard Creek Road in day 3 of a search for Daniel Thomas' body.

2007 - Police examine a nappy found near Slaughteryard Creek Road in day 3 of a search for Daniel Thomas' body.

2007 - Police examine a nappy found near Slaughteryard Creek Road in day 3 of a search for Daniel Thomas' body.

2007 -  .Detectives look at a bone found near a T-shirt in a week-long search for the missing body of Daniel Thomas.

2007 - .Detectives look at a bone found near a T-shirt in a week-long search for the missing body of Daniel Thomas.

2007 - Police have started a week long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road after a tip off to police

2007 - Police have started a week long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road after a tip off to police

2007 - Police and SES members work together in the search.

2007 - Police and SES members work together in the search.

2007 - Detective Sen-Sgt Rowland Legg speaks to media during the search.

2007 - Detective Sen-Sgt Rowland Legg speaks to media during the search.

2007 -  Donna Thomas talks to the media at the Myrtleford Police station during the week-long search for her son's body.

2007 - Donna Thomas talks to the media at the Myrtleford Police station during the week-long search for her son's body.

2007 -  Day 3 of a week-long search for Daniel Thomas. Police searching in black berries after finding a nappy near by.

2007 - Day 3 of a week-long search for Daniel Thomas. Police searching in black berries after finding a nappy near by.

2007 - Donna Thomas talks to the media outside the Myrtleford Police Station.

2007 - Donna Thomas talks to the media outside the Myrtleford Police Station.

2007 -  Police officers searching bush and forestry areas at Slaughter Yard Road, 15kms south west of Myrtleford, for the remains of the missing toddler .

2007 - Police officers searching bush and forestry areas at Slaughter Yard Road, 15kms south west of Myrtleford, for the remains of the missing toddler .

2007 - Police and SES members work together in the search.

2007 - Police and SES members work together in the search.

2007 -  SES crews head out to search a new site.

2007 - SES crews head out to search a new site.

2007 -  Police have started a week long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road after a tip off to police.

2007 - Police have started a week long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road after a tip off to police.

2007 -  Police have started a week long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road after a tip off to police.

2007 - Police have started a week long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road after a tip off to police.

2007 -  Police search for body of  Daniel Thomas, 2, who went missing from Myrtleford in October 2003

2007 - Police search for body of Daniel Thomas, 2, who went missing from Myrtleford in October 2003

2007 -  Police have started a week long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road after a tip off to police.

2007 - Police have started a week long search for Daniel Thomas up Slaughteryard Creek Road after a tip off to police.

2007 - Pathologist, Malcolm Dodd looks at some of the bones that were found but they were not human.

2007 - Pathologist, Malcolm Dodd looks at some of the bones that were found but they were not human.

2006 - Donna Thomas speaks to the media three years after her son went missing.

2006 - Donna Thomas speaks to the media three years after her son went missing.

2006 - Daniel Thomas' father, Kevin Ruffels, was interviewed by The Border Mail at his home in Myrtleford.

2006 - Daniel Thomas' father, Kevin Ruffels, was interviewed by The Border Mail at his home in Myrtleford.

2006 - Daniel Thomas' father, Kevin Ruffels, was interviewed by The Border Mail at his home in Myrtleford.

2006 - Daniel Thomas' father, Kevin Ruffels, was interviewed by The Border Mail at his home in Myrtleford.

2005 - Bianca Thomas, 13 with her mother Donna before the upcoming anniversary of Daniel's disappearance.

2005 - Bianca Thomas, 13 with her mother Donna before the upcoming anniversary of Daniel's disappearance.

2005 - The second anniversary of the disappearance of Myrtleford toddler, Daniel Thomas, is approaching.

2005 - The second anniversary of the disappearance of Myrtleford toddler, Daniel Thomas, is approaching.

 Press conference regarding missing toddler Daniel Thomas and the human bones found under a house in Myrtleford.

Press conference regarding missing toddler Daniel Thomas and the human bones found under a house in Myrtleford.

2004 - Donna Thomas lays fresh flowers at the memorial for Daniel at The Family Day Care Centre.

2004 - Donna Thomas lays fresh flowers at the memorial for Daniel at The Family Day Care Centre.

2004 - Items at a memorial service held for Daniel at the Family Day Care Centre in Myrtleford.

2004 - Items at a memorial service held for Daniel at the Family Day Care Centre in Myrtleford.

2004 -  Donna Thomas and some of the possessions that serve as a memory of her missing son Daniel Thomas.

2004 - Donna Thomas and some of the possessions that serve as a memory of her missing son Daniel Thomas.

2004 -  Donna Thomas displayed photos and toys of Daniels at a remembrance service held in 2004.

2004 - Donna Thomas displayed photos and toys of Daniels at a remembrance service held in 2004.

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2003 - Sen-Constable Bec Caskey and Sergeant Tim James check a drain as to it's gas contents before entering it.

2003 - Sen-Constable Bec Caskey and Sergeant Tim James check a drain as to it's gas contents before entering it.

2003 - Donna Thomas speaks to the media.

2003 - Donna Thomas speaks to the media.

2003 - Sergeant Tim James enters a drain to conduct a search for Daniel Thomas

2003 - Sergeant Tim James enters a drain to conduct a search for Daniel Thomas

2003 -  SenConstable Bec Caskey starting her search of one of the dams

2003 - SenConstable Bec Caskey starting her search of one of the dams

2003 - SES members looking along the roadside at Barwidgee Creek.

2003 - SES members looking along the roadside at Barwidgee Creek.

2003 - Police searce incomming rubbish at the local tip.

2003 - Police searce incomming rubbish at the local tip.

2003 - Police dig through incoming rubbish at the tip as they search for missing toddler Daniel Thomas, 2. Picture: NEWS LTD

2003 - Police dig through incoming rubbish at the tip as they search for missing toddler Daniel Thomas, 2. Picture: NEWS LTD

2003 - On day seven of the search, police and SES search the streets of Myrtleford.

2003 - On day seven of the search, police and SES search the streets of Myrtleford.

2003 -  Daniel Thomas's babysitter Mandy Martyn is questioned by the police. She was the last to see the two year old child who has been missing for over two weeks.

2003 - Daniel Thomas's babysitter Mandy Martyn is questioned by the police. She was the last to see the two year old child who has been missing for over two weeks.

2003 - SES workers search for Daniel Thomas.

2003 - SES workers search for Daniel Thomas.

2003 - This is the housewhere he was last seen.

2003 - This is the housewhere he was last seen.

2003 - Police dog squad, and search & rescue, look west of Myrtleford in a pine planation.

2003 - Police dog squad, and search & rescue, look west of Myrtleford in a pine planation.

2003 - Myrtleford search & rescue police instructing the SES as to where to search.

2003 - Myrtleford search & rescue police instructing the SES as to where to search.

2003 - Police and SES search near the home were Daniel Thomas went missing.

2003 - Police and SES search near the home were Daniel Thomas went missing.

2003 - The house where Daniel was last seen.

2003 - The house where Daniel was last seen.

2003 - A Police officer from the Search and Rescue Squad goes down into the drain to find any clues in the disappearence of Daniel Thomas, 2, who has been missing since last Friday afternoon in Myrtleford, VIC.

2003 - A Police officer from the Search and Rescue Squad goes down into the drain to find any clues in the disappearence of Daniel Thomas, 2, who has been missing since last Friday afternoon in Myrtleford, VIC.

2003 -  SES searching for missing Daniel Thomas, 2, no a nearby hill at Myrtleford.

2003 - SES searching for missing Daniel Thomas, 2, no a nearby hill at Myrtleford.

2003 -  Sen-Constable Bec Caskey starting her search of one of the dams

2003 - Sen-Constable Bec Caskey starting her search of one of the dams

2003 - SES workers search the drains.

2003 - SES workers search the drains.

2003 - Senior Sergeant Rowland Legg talks to the media outside the Myrtleford police station.

2003 - Senior Sergeant Rowland Legg talks to the media outside the Myrtleford police station.

2003 - SES workers search for Daniel Thomas.

2003 - SES workers search for Daniel Thomas.

2003 - Police dig through incoming rubbish at the tip as they search for missing toddler Daniel Thomas, 2. Picture: NEWS LTD

2003 - Police dig through incoming rubbish at the tip as they search for missing toddler Daniel Thomas, 2. Picture: NEWS LTD

2003 - Sergeant Andrew Heardman helps Sen-Constable Bec Caskey get ready to do a dive and search the dam

2003 - Sergeant Andrew Heardman helps Sen-Constable Bec Caskey get ready to do a dive and search the dam