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Crews Continue Search For Missing Roseburg Man

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The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is continuing search efforts in the Twin Lakes area for a missing Roseburg man.

69-year-old Harry Burleigh was reported missing at 10:15 pm on Friday, May 7 after he failed to return home from a camping trip in the Toketee area. Burleigh was originally due to arrive home on Thursday.

In a release, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said Search and Rescue was dispatched to begin searching for Burleigh. Burleigh's vehicle was located at the lower trailhead to Forest Service trail 1500, which leads into Twin Lakes on Saturday morning.

Family members say Burleigh, a fisherman, is believed to have attempted to walk into the lakes to fish before going home. 

Search efforts continued Sunday and Monday with additional search and rescue resources from other counties assisting. 

Burleigh is described as a white male adult, 6'2'' tall, weighing at 175lbs with dark brown graying hair and blue eyes. His clothing description is unknown, but he may be carrying a day pack and collapsible fishing pole.  

Anyone who believes they may have information which may assist in the search is asked to contact the Douglas County Sheriff's Office at (541) 440-4471 referencing case number 21-2033.

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