ORLANDO, Fla. — UPDATE: The body found in Lake Ivanhoe Friday afternoon is missing person Brian Bone, his family confirmed.
Bone, 24, went missing while celebrating his birthday in downtown Orlando. Loved ones said they hadn’t seen or heard from Bone since Sunday.
Crews were called to the area of Magnolia Avenue and Ivanhoe Boulevard just after 11:30 a.m., after a person on a paddleboard spotted what appeared to be a body floating in the lake.
Dive teams with the Orlando Fire Department responded to help police with the recovery.
Investigators are waiting for the medical examiner to determine the cause of death.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Orlando police by calling the non-emergency line at 321-235-5300 or call Crimeline if anonymity is preferred.
“Anyone who knew his whereabouts, anyone who heard or seen anything suspicious that night or that day or anything they think a detective should follow up on, we’d be happy to hear that,” said Lt. Ashlee Windler.
At least one person was arrested after a fight among family members ensued at the police department.
Read our previous coverage below:
A local family is growing concerned over a missing young man in Orlando.
Loved ones said they haven’t seen or heard from Brian Bone since Sunday.
They said he disappeared after celebrating his 24th birthday with friends in downtown Orlando.
Bone’s family said this is not like him to miss the holiday and not contact family.
Loved ones have posted missing person’s flyers all over downtown, and they are worried sick about his well-being.
His family filed a missing person’s report with the Orlando Police Department on Monday.
“He’s not the type of person that would just go somewhere and not contact us,” said Bone’s mother Inez Favors. “He’s never been that way. He’s a good person. He has a good heart. He would do anything for anybody.”
Police said there is no sign of foul play at this time.
Anyone with information on Bone is asked to call Orlando police.
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