IDLEYLD PARK, Ore-- Douglas County Sheriff's officers continued their search on Sunday for a Roseburg man who has been missing in the area of Twin Lakes since Friday.
Police say that 69 year-old Harry Burleigh was reported missing at 10:15 pm on Friday, May 7, 2021 after he failed to return home from a camping trip in the Toketee area. Burleigh was originally due to arrive home on Thursday, May 6, 2021, but failed to do so.
Douglas County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue was dispatched to begin searching for Burleigh. On Saturday morning, Burleigh's vehicle was located at the lower trailhead to Forest Service trail 1500, which leads into Twin Lakes. Police say that Burleigh, a fisherman, is believed to have attempted to walk into the lakes to fish before going home.
Police say that 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.