Joe Burnic Hill

Above: Hill, circa 1981


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 1, 1981 from Detroit, Michigan
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: August 22, 1952
  • Age: 29 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10 - 5'11, 170 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Hill has a scar on the left side of his neck.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Hill was last seen in Detroit, Michigan on September 1, 1981. He has never been heard from again. On September 8, the gray or silver 1979 anniversary edition Pontiac he was driving was found at the Rub-A-Dub Car Wash in the 34700 block of Gratiot Avenue in Clinton Township, Michigan. It had been abandoned at that location on September 3, and the wheels, license plate and T-top cover had been removed. Few details are available in Hill's case. Foul play is suspected in his disappearance.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Detroit Police Department


    Source Information


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 15, 2012; date of birth added.

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