UPDATE: Body found in Lutz pond may be missing man

Lutz, Florida -- UPDATE: Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies say they have found a body that appears to be that of a man who went missing after he told his family he was going out for a jog on the night of March 30.

Police say that night around 8:15 p.m., Ryan Brenneman told his dad he was going for a jog and left the home in the 2400 block of Burlwood Drive in his yellow, 2-door Fiat. Later that evening around 10:30 p.m., Ryan's dad said he received a text message from Ryan saying he would be home soon.

Around 11:35 p.m., Ryan's family found his car abandoned at Crystal Lake Road near Geraci Road in the Lutz area. Ryan's family has not seen or heard from him since the text message.

On Friday, April 4, deputies say a man's body was discovered in a pond at Calusa Trace Boulevard near Gulfwinds Drive and Bittern Avenue, just 2 miles from where his car was found.

Deputies say there does not appear to be any signs of foul play. A positive identification is pending.


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