David Berlin has been confirmed dead after a long search since he had been declared missing.
UPDATE: Police say David Berlin's body has been found, adding that his death is now the subject of an active investigation. https://t.co/3zoc5J1W44
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Berlin had left his home at about 2 p.m. on Thursday for a walk, according to his family. When he failed to return within a few hours, they called the police. A search was mounted by the authorities as well as Firehouse employees and neighbors. Firehouse co-founder Robin Sorenson offered a $10,000 reward to anyone who could locate Berlin, an employee of the chain for nearly nine years in total
Police have confirmed that David Berlin, Firehouse Subs’ director of franchise operations for the last six years, was found dead Friday morning near his home in the Jacksonville, Fla., area after he went missing the prior afternoon.
He died at the age of 67 years old.
Local media reports say authorities are investigating the death. No cause was reported in the information released by the police.