Michael Duane Burnett
North American Missing Persons Network
Michael Duane Burnett

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Above Images: Burnett Right: age-progressed to 51 years.

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 17, 1971 from Oroville, Butte County, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: May 21, 1956
  • Age: 14
  • Height: 5'9" - 6'0" (183 cm)
  • Weight: 160 lbs (73 kg)
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Michael has a scar on
    the left side of his chest.
  • Clothing: Green pants, blue sweater. Brown suede shoes.
  • AKA: He may go by the nickname Mike.
  • Case Number: C96014267 / C71-14082

  • Details of Disappearance
    Michael was last seen leaving his residence on Claremont Drive in Oroville on March 17, 1971 en-route to school.

    Michael had been having trouble with a group of kids from another school and was recently beat up. Michael was sent home from his school due to his injuries from a fight. Michael left his residence a couple days later to return to school after he and his mother had an argument and was never seen or heard from again.

    Michaelís mother believed he might have gone to see his father in Washington at the time but that didnít occur. Foul play is suspected.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Butte County Sheriff's Office

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