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960DFCA - Jo Anne Burmer


Name: Jo Anne Burmer
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: February 27, 1973
Location Last Seen: Nevada City, Nevada County, California

Physical Description

Date of Birth: March 25, 1947
Age: 25 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'3"
Weight: 135 lbs.
Hair Color: Blond/Strawberry
Eye Color: Blue
Nickname/Alias: Jo Anne Dolly Norman
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Navy blue watch cap, two layers of clothes.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Black boots, snow shoes, Eyeglasses, May have had a backpack.

Circumstances of Disappearance

Burmer was last seen in Nevada City, California on February 27, 1973. She disappeared while trying to hike in snow to a friend's cabin. She was reported missing March 8 by friends in Colfax: who were left in charge of Mrs. Burmer's baby. Foul play is suspected.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Nevada County Sheriff’s Office
Agency Contact Person: Det. Russell Greene
Agency Phone Number: (530) 265-1471
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 12-1-3-73

NCIC Case Number: M-915023035
NamUs Case Number: 27532

Information Source(s)

Nevada State Journal

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 10/26/17

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

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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