FDLE seeks public's help in locating Brian Klecha, missing since 2017

For Immediate Release
December 19, 2022
TAMPA, Fla. – Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Tampa Bay Regional Operations Center, continue to investigate the 2017 disappearance of Brian Edward Klecha of Polk County. He was 35 years old at the time.

Brian Klecha was last seen making a banking transaction on December 27, 2017, at MidFlorida Credit Union in Auburndale.  He has ties to Orange, Polk and Hillsborough counties and was an employee of the Disney Corporation.
Agents believe Mr. Klecha did not leave or go missing on his own and believe he may have been the victim of domestic or drug abuse.
On February 11, 2018, his vehicle was found abandoned on State Road 618 in Tampa at the Morgan Street exit.  Investigators believe the Jeep had been involved in a car accident a few days earlier.
FDLE is investigating Klecha’s disappearance due to its multi-jurisdictional nature.
If you have information about the whereabouts or disappearance of Brian Edward Klecha, please call Special Agent Mark Seckley at (813) 557-5287 or (813) 878-7334.
For Further Information Contact:
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001

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