EPISODE 168: Dennis Day


Dennis Day is known as being one of the original Mickey Mouse Club Mouseketeers. He was just 12 years old back in 1955 when he was hired to appear on the show but that was a long time ago and only a small part of Dennis’ life. Fast forward 63 years to July 15, 2018, now 76-year-old Dennis Day allegedly told his roommate that he was going to visit some friends for a few days and left on foot with his dog from his home in Phoenix, Oregon. Two days prior, Dennis’ husband, Ernie, was taken to the hospital by ambulance after a fall. Ernie suffers from some memory problems, and was unable to describe what Dennis looked like currently, who his friends were, or if he had any family. In the eight months since Dennis disappeared, his loved ones have embarked on a mission to find out what happened to him, but have been left with more questions than answers.

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UPDATE- On April 4, 2019, remains were located inside Dennis Day’s home. The remains have not been identified yet.

June 6, 2019 UPDATE- The remains found back in April of 2019 have been identified as Dennis Day.

July 2019 UPDATE- Daniel Burda has been charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, 2nd-degree abuse of a corpse, criminal mistreatment and identity theft.

If you have any information about the disappearance of Dennis Day, please call Lieutenant Price with the Phoenix Police Department at 541-535-1113, extension 309.

You can follow Dennis’ story on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/FindDennisDay/