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Police not ruling out foul play in death of legislative intern in Tallahassee

Ryan Uhre

Ryan Uhre, 23, a former Florida State University student from Weston who went missing Feb. 2 , was found dead Tuesday morning in an abandoned buidling one block from the state Capitol, Tallahassee police confirmed.

Police said they found a body on the second floor of the College Avenue building and later confirmed it was Uhre. They have not ruled out foul play.

“Our thoughts & prayers are with the Uhre family,” the department tweeted just after noon.

Uhre, who served as intern for Rep. Richard Stark, a Weston Democrat, for less than a week at the end of January, was last seen missing on Super Bowl Sunday. Police have said that he spent part of the night at a Tallahassee bar, Clyde’s & Costello’s. His credit card also showed charges at nearby Andrews Capital Grill and Bar.

Tallahassee Police Spokesman Dave Northway said police have not ruled out foul play and the investigation is continuing. 

Police blocked off the entrance to a walkway between the abandoned buildings and the Governors Club restaurant. When Northway announced at the scene that the deceased body Story and updates here.