Author Topic: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991  (Read 67934 times)

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #45 on: January 21, 2008, 08:52:14 PM »
Maybe that is why they wanted to talk to him??

I wonder if this is a case of the police know who did it, but are just short of being able to charge someone due to laws the favor the accused?

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #46 on: January 22, 2008, 12:43:10 AM »
Thank you Kindheart for the welcome.   Chris , I think there are a lot of those types of cases  around.  Which doesn't instill confidence in the policing by me. I wonder if they keep tabs on him, and if the Seattle connection was ever checked out.

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #47 on: January 22, 2008, 07:03:11 PM »
I am sure this type of case probably caught the police off guard so they were a step behind right off the bat. But I am very sure they checked out each lead and then rechecked it. There are so many hoops the police have to jump thru and regulations etc, I am sure that slowed things down a lot.

It really is too bad we cannot get more info about this. I would really like to know who and if they have someone in mind? Maybe they did but he died? Is in prison?

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #48 on: January 26, 2008, 04:27:05 PM »
Edit, Solvy i just reread the Dunahee thread and found my answers. No need to find that link as Bucke left references.Thanks anyways  ;D
« Last Edit: January 26, 2008, 04:54:39 PM by kindheart »

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #49 on: February 21, 2008, 06:59:28 PM »
Victoria police interviewed a 32 yr old one month after micheal dunahee disappeared.
Is this the 32 year old Brian Ladd saw in a dream reading on the case? He gave the name S. Denen.
http://briansdreams.com/warnings304.htm

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #50 on: February 22, 2008, 01:04:41 AM »
Wow, a sex offender who took off? I am certain the police must have checked every single possible lead related to this guy. I bet the investigators have a theory on this case, I wonder what it is?

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #51 on: February 22, 2008, 01:25:46 AM »
takmet, I guess it could be.  I got that info from a news bit @ the Hamilton Spectator.

There is no way to confirm any of Brian Ladds dreams unless someone has insider police clues that haven't been published.  I tried the name any way I could, but came up with nothing.  No luck tracing the other numbers etc.  I admit I do watch his site, but don't put much faith in  it.

As Chris is certain so am I that every stone has been turned more than once in this case.

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #52 on: June 13, 2008, 07:58:58 PM »
I used to live in Victoria and had just came back to the maritimes before Michal Dunahee disappeared. This was so hard to believe. The school was only three blocks from where I lived. You have to wonder also if he could have been taken over to the US, the ferry goes to Seattle and it would have been easy to take him out of Victoria and on the ferry. I went over on the ferry a couple of times and it is quite a busy time on there. Just a thought that he could be in the US.  Very good photo enhancement of how he would look today.  It would be a great thing if he was found, it could happen. It has to be an awful thing to go through  for his family all these years with no leads.  ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #53 on: June 14, 2008, 12:18:07 PM »
Good point, it is probably just a short trip too.

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #54 on: January 07, 2009, 07:10:45 AM »
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2009/01/06/bc-missing-boy-case.html

U.S. police have found a "missing person" poster of a Victoria boy who disappeared almost 18 years ago at the Milwaukee home of a possible child killer, CBC News has learned.

Michael Dunahee disappeared on March 24, 1991, from a park near his home in Victoria. One of the biggest Canadian police investigations ever ensued, but he was never found.

At the time, his family believed Michael, then 4? years old, had been abducted. His missing-person file remains open, and a Victoria police officer is still assigned to the cold case.

CBC News contacted Crystal Dunahee, Michael's mother, on Tuesday, but she declined to comment on this latest twist until after she receives more information.

According to Milwaukee police, Vernon Seitz, 62, confessed last month to his psychiatrist that he had killed two children in 1959. Milwaukee police later raided Seitz's home and found him dead of natural causes.

Child pornography uncovered
But officers made significant discoveries in his basement: piles of child pornography and files on unsolved missing children cases in the United States from the late 1980s and 1990s.

Milwaukee police are refusing to discuss the case, saying the investigation is ongoing, but CBC News obtained results of their search warrants Tuesday.

Among the hundreds of items seized in Seitz's basement were scores of drawings of nude boys in bondage, books on cannibalism, blond human hair and a bone.

A "missing person" poster of Michael was also found, along with a copy of a map of somewhere not in Milwaukee, titled "Millstream Park."

Northwest of Victoria, there is a Millstream Road that leads to several remote parks.

Victoria police said Tuesday they have not been contacted by any U.S. officers but are interested in any new leads or links in the Dunahee case.

While Seitz confessed to killing two children, he never mentioned anything involving the Canadian boy to his psychiatrist, Milwaukee police said.

Local investigators are attempting to trace Seitz's movements in the late 1980s and early '90s to determine whether he travelled to Canada, specifically B.C.

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #55 on: January 07, 2009, 01:36:20 PM »
Oh My!  I hope we find out one way or the other.  This was a child that I couldn't get out of my head.  I wonder if the guy could be connected to the disappearance of Tanya Murrell?

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #56 on: January 07, 2009, 01:41:51 PM »
Here is another article from NBC, http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28529171/.

From the article, bolding is mine.

Among the flyers of missing children were those depicting Jacob Wetterling, who was 11-years-old when he disappeared from his home in St. Joseph, Minnesota in October of 1989, and Michael Dunahee, who was just 5 when he vanished from Vancouver, British Columbia in May of 1991.

It is unclear whether Seitz had any involvement in either of those cases, but his alleged deathbed confession raised numerous questions, especially since police found children's shoes in Seitz's home.

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #57 on: January 08, 2009, 11:38:01 AM »
I gues the guy was pretending to be a psychic too. The family says this guys name is familiar.

I understand that familes of victims get hammered with contacts from psychics all the time, I have wondered how many of them are really just sicko's.

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #58 on: January 08, 2009, 12:02:16 PM »
I distinctly remember the time Michael was abducted in Victoria. This was only a couple of blocks from where I lived. It always stuck in my mind, because it was just after I came back to NS.  I always wondered what happened to Michael, because it is such an open area there and surely someone would have seen him being abducted. He just must have walked away with someone, possibly lured away by a promise of something. I was sure glad to see something on the news about it and that his mother and father can find some closure to what happened to Michael. Good luck on solving this case. If he was taken away, he could have been taken on the ferry out of Victoria and over to Seattle. I mean he was only four and a half, someone could tell him his mom and dad were going to meet him there or something and just get away with taking him in plain sight.  ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ??? ???

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Re: Michael Wayne Dunahee - Abducted - Victoria BC 1991
« Reply #59 on: January 08, 2009, 12:57:02 PM »
Chris: A good psychic waits until the family contacts them. I once made the mistake of approaching a family listed somewhere on this forum years and years ago. I was having really strong visions of who had taken the child, where the child had been taken to etc and was informed that my intentions were better focused towards donating money so the family could hire a private investigator. I'm sorry but to me a private investigator is usually not always a retired police officer. Why hire someone when you have a department doing the same thing? Could never understand the rationale in that. To make a long story short, this family hired a psychic from the States(I was doing it for free) and the child still hasn't been found.
A good psychic will also not take money from a grieving family, that's just not something I will do unless the distance to travel is a fair distance and I otherwise couldn't afford to go on my own at their request.
Dudes like the one that contacted the Dunahee family gives us all a bad name and just for the record I would like to say that I don't consider myself a "sicko". And to clarify, I know you didn't necessarily direct that at anyone but I just want to say when you grow up as I did, seeing thing that no one else can see, hearing things no one else can hear,  smelling things that no one else can smell, you are very often labelled as sick. And it's dudes like the one that contacted the family that perpetuate the myth.