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Missing FSU student from Weston is a legislative intern


The disapperance of 23-year-old Ryan Uhre has puzzled his family in South Florida and Tallahassee law enforcement. The Weston native graduated from Florida State University last year but was enrolled in a class this semester while he prepared to pursue a law career.

Uhre was last seen on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2, leaving a downtown restaurant. Friends reported him missing a few days later. Investigators have recently been following up on tips that Uhre, or his personal belongings, may be in South Florida.

Today, we learned that Uhre began interning for Rep. Richard Stark, a Weston Democrat, just a few days before he disappeared. Here is Stark's statement:

"I share the concerns of family and friends over the disappearance of legislative intern Ryan Uhre, who was recently assigned to work in my Tallahassee legislative office. A 2013 graduate of Florida State University interested in becoming a lawyer, Ryan resided in Weston and his father is a client of my insurance business. In the few days that Ryan has worked with us, he demonstrated exemplary knowledge and performance in all of his tasks.

"According to news reports, Ryan was last seen at about 9 p.m. on February 2 in downtown Tallahassee. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to contact the Florida State University Police Department at 850-644-1234 or the Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477. My thoughts and prayers are with Ryan and his family, and I sincerely hope that his disappearance will have a positive outcome."