Name: Brian Edward Klecha
Age: 35 years old
Last seen: December 26, 2017
Location: Lakeland, Florida
Status: Still Missing
35-year-old Brian Klecha was last seen in Lakeland, Florida on December 26, 2017. He disappeared after making a banking transaction in Auburndale the following day.
Brian Edward Klecha was born on October 6, 1982. He is a US Air Force veteran.
At the time of his disappearance, Klecha was living in a shared home on Long Street in Lakeland, Florida. He was employed by the Disney Corporation as a bus driver.
Klecha was known to frequent LGBT nightclubs in Hillsborough County and Pinellas County.
On December 27, 2017, Klecha was last seen making a bank transaction at MidFlorida Credit Union in Auburndale, Florida. Klecha hasn’t been seen or heard from since.
On February 12, 2018, Klecha’s vehicle, a gray 2014 Jeep Patriot, was found abandoned on State Road 618 near the Morgan Street exit in Tampa, Florida. The vehicle had been involved in a traffic accident a few days earlier while being driven by a third party.
According to his family, Klecha’s four roommates, Andrew Dowler, Dyllan Kimbrell, Manny Maldonado, and Ramon Antonio Perez Seda, divided his belongings among themselves after his disappearance. According to one of his roommates, Klecha was in the process of moving out when he disappeared.
Klecha’s vehicle was allegedly traded by Ramon Antonio Perez Seda (also known as AJ/KC Nuev) for use of drugs. Klecha’s cell phone, bank card, and passport were also found in Seda’s possession.
Foul play is suspected in Brian Klecha’s disappearance and authorities believe he may have been a victim of domestic or drug abuse. They do not believe he went missing on his own.
A $10,000 reward is being offered by Crime Stoppers and FDLE for information leading to the identification and arrest of the individual(s) involved in Brian Klecha’s disappearance. A $5,000 reward is being offered by his family for information leading to his discovery.
The circumstances of Brian Klecha’s disappearance remain unclear and his case is currently classified as missing. His case remains unsolved.
White male born on October 6, 1982. Brian has blonde hair, green eyes, stands 6’0 tall and weighs 180 – 190 pounds.
Distinctive Physical Features:
Brian has a deep cleft chin and is a cigarette smoker.
Clothing and accessories:
No information available.
If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Brian Edward Klecha please contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement at (813) 878-7454 or the Orange County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 836-4357.
Resources & Further Information
Brian Edward Klecha #MP43415 – National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs)
Missing Brian Klecha – Facebook
$10,000 reward offered in Brian Klecha case – Florida Department of Law Enforcement
News & Media Links
FDLE offering $10K reward for info on Disney employee missing since 2017 – CBS 12 News 12/2019
$10,000 Reward Offered in Brian Klecha Missing Person Case – Bay News 9