Left: Burnett, circa 1971 Right : Age-Progression by NCMEC to age 51
Michael Duane Burnett
Missing since March 17, 1971 from Oroville, Butte County, California
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Michael was last seen on March 17, 1971, in Oroville.
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.
Investigators Butte County Sheriffs Department
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Detective Dan Angel
Butte County Sheriffs Department
Agency Case Number:
NCMEC #: NCMC1067210
NCIC Number: Source Information:
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