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MISSING PERSONS ALERT: Detectives Seek the Public’s Help in Locating Three Missing Children 


CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Courtney.O’, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating three juvenile boys who are considered missing. On March 23, Richard “John” Burke fled the state with his three children. Conner Burke, 10, Keegan Burke, 7, and Rhys Burke, 6, remain missing. 

Richard “John” Burke currently has a $500,000 felony warrant issued by the Snohomish County Superior Court for three counts of Custodial Interference. He has ties to Lake Stevens and Marysville. He is believed to be traveling in a grey or white Chevrolet Express Van with Washington license plate #BXB2454. 

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Richard “John” Burke, Conner Burke, Keegan Burke, or Rhys Burke is asked to call 911.