UPDATE: Missing Bradenton Man Found Dead
Christopher J. Leda, 26, was reported missing Thursday, according to authorities.
Update, 7:57 p.m.:
Christopher J. Leda's body has been recovered by the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, authorities said Friday night.
The body was found around 1 p.m., according to Bradenton Police Capt. Warren T. Merriman. There were no suspicious circumstances, Merriman said.
No further information was immediately available.
Mr. Leda (Deceased) was recovered by the Manatee County Sheriff's Office on today's date at approximately 1:00 p.m., no suspicious circumstances.
Any further inquires should be directed to the Manatee County Sheriffs Office.
Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing and endangered Bradenton man but ask that residents not approach him if they see him.
Christopher J. Leda, 26, was reported missing from a residence in the 4800 block of 51st Street West around 11 a.m. Thursday, according to a Bradenton Police spokesperson.
Leda is described as a 5-foot-11, 185-pound white man with a medium build, brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a grey, hooded zip-up jacket and red shorts.
Leda was last seen driving a green 1997 Honda Civic with the Florida license plate 512PLM.
Anyone with information on Leda's whereabouts is asked to contact the Bradenton Police Department at 941-932–9300.
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