UPDATE – Oct 4 – Jimmy was found in an area west of Fellsmere, police spokesman Sgt. Frank Sabol said.
Authorities said Burkleo may have died from a drug overdose.
Previous story: Jimmy Dale Burkleo, 53, is missing from Florida. He was last seen getting on Florida’s Turnpike at Becker Road on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012.
Burkleo’s son said his father is a veteran of the Vietnam War and that he’s been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. Burkleo also has a heart condition, reports WPTV.
Burkleo chould be driving a silver 2002 Acura MDX with a Florida tag of DV-1864A.
Burkleo is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 250 pounds. He is white and has light brown or gray hair and hazel eyes.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at (772) 871-5001 or Detective Joseph Norkus at (772) 344-4314.