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520DMMD - George Stanley Burdynski, Jr.

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Name: George Stanley Burdynski, Jr.
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: May 24, 1993
Location Last Seen: Brentwood, Prince George's County, Maryland

Physical Description

Date of Birth: July 29, 1982
Age: 10 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 4'0"
Weight: 60 lbs.
Hair Color: Blond/Strawberry
Eye Color: Brown
Nickname/Alias: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: George has a scar on the right side of his face, above his mouth.


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: When he was last seen, George was wearing a blue shirt and green shorts.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Burdynski's mother told authorities that he left the family's residence in the 4300 block of 40th Place in Brentwood, Maryland at approximately 15:30 on May 24, 1993. He was riding his red and white 1950 series Schwinn bicycle at the time. Burdynski was planning to bike to meet an adult friend. The friend stated that Burdynski never arrived by 16:00, but witnesses said that they saw the child in front of his mother's residence around that time. Burdynski was last seen biking around the neighborhood at approximately 20:30 that evening. He has never been heard from again.

Burdynski's bicycle was missing its rear fender and had a spare rim tied around the handlebars at the time of his disappearance. His father and the friend searched for Burdynski the following morning and discovered the rim three blocks from the family's residence. The rim was located near a local tennis court. There was no sign of Burdynski at the scene and his bicycle has never been recovered.

Three men linked to a child pornography venture were suspected but never charged. Burdynski's mother said her son visited one of the men's homes with two of his friends. Authorities said they believe the three men sexually abused two of Burdynski's friends a week before Burdynski disappeared. Those men were convicted of child abuse unrelated to Burdynski's case.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Prince George's County Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Bernard Nelson
Agency Phone Number: 301-772-4925
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 931441004

NCIC Case Number: M-647785109
NamUs Case Number: 2746
NCMEC Case Number: 780262

Information Source(s)

Washington City Paper

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 11/18/17

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

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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