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2332DMCA - Michael Duane Burnett

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Name: Michael Duane Burnett
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: March 17, 1971
Location Last Seen: Oroville, Butte County, California

Physical Description

Date of Birth: May 21, 1956
Age: 14 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 160 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Nickname/Alias: Mike
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Scar on left side of chest from surgery, Partial removal of left lung, Scar on left side of chest from surgery


Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Green pants, blue sweater
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Brown suede shoes

Circumstances of Disappearance

Michael Burnett was last seen on March 17, 1971, in Oroville, California. Michael left his house on Claremont Drive to walk to school. He apparently never arrived. There were no problems in his home life that would have caused him to run away. It is believed, however, he was attacked by boys from another school a few days before his disappearance. Foul play is suspected.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Butte County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: Detective Dan Angel
Agency Phone Number: 530-538-7321
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: C96014267

NCIC Case Number: M-934881099
NamUs Case Number: 5895
NCMEC Case Number: NCMC1067210

Information Source(s)


Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 9/29/17

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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