Jo Anne Dolly Burmer
Burmer, approximately 1973
Date reported missing : 02/28/1973
Missing location (approx) :
Nevada City, California
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
Age at the time of disappearance: 25 years old
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Caucasian female.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Burmer was last seen in Nevada City, California on February 28, 1973. She disappeared while trying to hike three miles through the snow to a friend's cabin.
In May 1993, a man cutting firewood not far from the site of Burmer's disappearance found a fragment of a human skull and turned it into the police. It was identified as Burmer's skull through DNA in September 2019, twenty-six years after it was located and forty-six years after her disappearance. No other remains have been found.
Other information and links : ncy
Nevada County Sheriff's Department
September 2021 updates and sources
California Attorney General's Office
The Doe Network
The Sacramento Bee
October 12, 2004. September 24, 2019; case resolved.