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CASE PROFILE – Matthew Burgess

Posted on 01/08/2021

Matthew Burgess, born 1959, was last sighted early August 1984 at Hazelwood Park.

He enjoyed painting and was interested in the Aboriginal lands.

Extensive enquiries have been conducted revealing no trace. There has been no activity on his bank account and no confirmed sightings since.

Of the 51,000 missing persons reports submitted to police in 2020 approximately 98 per cent were located. However there remains approximately 2,600 long-term missing persons, who have been missing for more than three months.

Missing since: Wednesday, August 1, 1984
Last seen: Hazelwood Park, SA
Year of birth: 1959
Age now: 62
Gender: Male
Height: 185cm
Build: Slim
Hair: Light brown
Eyes: Blue
Complexion: Fair

If you have information that may assist police to locate Matthew please call 1800 333 000 or go to


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