Time of Disappearance
Missing Since: April 5, 2000 from Yosemite National Park, California
Classification: Endangered Missing
Date Of Birth: 1955
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Blue
Distinguishing Characteristics: Burke's hair is thinning.
He is an Irish citizen.
Clothing: A leather bomber jacket.
Details of Disappearance
Burke was a resident of Rothfamham, Dublin, Ireland in 2000. He traveled to San Francisco, California for a two-week vacation in April 2000. Burke reserved a hotel room near Yosemite National Park from April 4 – 6. His family said he is adventurous and an experienced hiker. Burke was last seen in the Yosemite Valley at Curry Village on April 5. He was wearing a leather bomber jacket. His rental car was discovered parked in the Curry Village lot, but there was no sign of Burke at the scene. An extensive search of the park produced no evidence as to his whereabouts.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Yosemite National Park Service Rangers
Yosemite National Park Dispatch
Missing Irish People