UPDATE (February 21, 2014 - 10:57 A.M.)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- Funeral services for Ryan Uhre will take place this weekend near his hometown in South Florida. 

We've confirmed services will be held Sunday, February 23 at 4:00 p.m. at St. Bonaventure Church in David, Florida. That is located at 1301 SW 136th Ave, Davie, FL 33325

UPDATE (February 23, 2013) - Friends and family remember Ryan Uhre

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UPDATE (February 20, 2014 - 10:38 A.M.)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- An autopsy has been completed, but it will be weeks before it's known what happened to 23-year-old Ryan Uhre in the hours before his death.

The former Florida State University student was found February 18 in an empty building on College Avenue in downtown Tallahassee.

He was reported missing February 7; nearly a week after he was last seen on February 2 leaving the area near Andrew's Capital Bar and Grill on Adams street. His body was found nearly two weeks later just a few hundred feet away inside of the empty building.

Officer David Northway with Tallahassee Police Department tells WTXL ABC27 that an autopsy was performed on Wednesday. Northway says toxicology test results could take up to 6 to 8 weeks, though a preliminary autopsy report is expected well before that.

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UPDATE (February 19, 2014 - 8:30 A.M.)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- An autopsy is scheduled to try to determine the exact cause of death of former Florida State University student Ryan Uhre.

Missing for more than two weeks, Uhre's body was found the morning of February 18 in an empty building on College Avenue in downtown Tallahassee.

"It's more heart breaking than your son missing," said Ryan's father, Michael. "It's a horrible experience...I don't wish on anyone, as a father, as a parent."

The search for Uhre began on February 7 when friends reported him missing. Nearly a week after he was last seen on the night of February 2 leaving the area of Andrew's Capital Grill and Bar on Adams Street.

Just around the corner, a few hundred feet away from the restaurant where Uhre was last seen, is where officers found Uhre's body inside of the empty building on College Avenue.

"Our investigators began looking behind the buildings, on top of the buildings, checking things," said Officer David Northway with Tallahassee Police Department. "When they got up on the side of the building they noticed there was a window that was previously boarded up, or had been boarded up, we're not sure at this point. When they looked inside they found Mr. Uhre inside the building."

Officer David Northway says investigators were drawn to recanvass this particular area of College Avenue after getting new video from surviellance cameras in the area, including one in the alleyway next to the building where Uhre's body was found. Northway explains this video gave investigators the ability to try to retrace Uhre's steps.

How Uhre may have died has yet to be answered. Officer Northway says Uhre's body will be taken to a medical examiner to determine an exact cause of death. Officer Northway says at this time they do not suspect foul play, however the case remains open.

A medical examiner is now scheduled to perform an autopsy to try to determine an exact cause of death.

The search for Uhre spanned more than two weeks, extending from Tallahassee to South Florida where Uhre was originally from. Over the weekend his parents held a news conference in Tallahassee in hopes of finding Ryan alive.

The hope held by so many that he would be found alive has now been replaced with emotions of grief. Online, hundreds of supporters have been sharing words of comfort and condolences on a "Find Ryan Uhre" Facebook page.

The investigation now turns to trying to figure out exactly what happened.

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UPDATE (February 18, 2014 - 12:25 P.M.)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- Investigators with the Tallahassee Police Department confirm they have found the body of 23-year-old Ryan Uhre.

Officer David Northway with Tallahassee Police Department says Uhre's body was found shortly after 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in an empty building on College Street.

The body was found in an upper level floor of the building. Officer David Northway says after reviewing new video from surveillance cameras in a nearby alleyway, officers began recanvassing the area. During their search, officers found that a window on the building appeared to have been cracked open.

How Uhre may have died has yet to be answered. Officer Northway says Uhre's body will be taken to a medical examiner to determine an exact cause of death. Officer Northway says at this time they do not suspect foul play, however the case remains open.

Ryan Uhre's family has been notified.

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Uhre's body was found just around the corner from where he was last seen on February 2; leaving Andrew's Capital Grill and Bar on Adams Street. Nearly a week later friends reported Uhre missing.

The search for the former Florida State University student extended nearly two weeks from Tallahassee to South Florida where Uhre is originally from.

Mary Coburn, Vice President for Student Affairs at Florida State University, is among those reacting to Tuesday's news.

“We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Ryan Uhre, a well-liked member of our university family. We feel the profound loss of a life ending far too soon — and our thoughts and prayers go out to Ryan’s family, which has shown much courage during the past few weeks. The university’s Greek Life and Victim Advocate offices are providing support to them and to Ryan's friends, as well as to any student who requests it during this difficult time.”

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UPDATE (February 18, 2014 - 11:15 A.M.)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- Tallahassee police have found a body inside of a downtown building.

Officer David Northway with Tallahassee Police Department says they were called out to an empty building around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday on College Street.

Investigators at this time will not confirm whether the body is that of a male or female.

Officer Northway says the body was found inside of a building connected to the Randazzles salon on College Street.

Investigators have shut down College street, between Duval and Adams as they investigate.

We have a crew on the scene and will have more as it becomes available online at WTXL.tv and on ABC27 News at Noon.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- Tallahassee police are at an unspecified crime scene downtown.

The scene is next to the Randazzles salon at College and Adams.

Our crew on the scene tells us the Tallahassee Fire Department has been brought in to help investigators get to the roof of Randazzles.

No details have been released at this point.

College Street between Duval and Adams is shut down while the investigation is taking place.

 

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