Fla. FF-medic missing after crash reportedly found dead

Broward County Firefighter-Paramedic James Von Minden disappeared after a single-vehicle crash on Friday


Update: June 23, 2020, 7:45 PST

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has reported that a body was found near the area where Von Minden went missing last week, according to the Palm Beach Post.

Authorities did not confirm the man’s identity; however, the Broward County Professional Firefighters and Paramedics Association reported on Facebook that the body found was Von Minden.

 

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Jim Vonminden. We sincerely thank the community for all their help in our search efforts. (updated 06/23/2020 20:34)

Posted by Broward County Professional Firefighters and Paramedics on Tuesday, June 23, 2020

 

By Laura French

JUPITER, Fla. — A Florida firefighter-paramedic is missing after crashing his vehicle on Friday. 

Officials say Broward County Firefighter-Paramedic James Von Minden was last seen in Jupiter Farms following the off-duty, single-vehicle crash, and seemed to be disoriented, according to WPBF

More than 200 volunteers are searching for Vonminden near the crash site and near his home, said Local 4321 Broward Professional Firefighters and Paramedics Union President Jason Smith. 

Vonminden is a firefighter-paramedic with Broward County Sheriff's Office Fire Rescue. He is 5-foot-11, 210 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, dark shorts and sandals. 

 

Help us find our missing Brother, Firefighter Jim Vonminden. Please share and distribute this information on your social media.

Posted by Broward County Professional Firefighters and Paramedics on Monday, June 22, 2020

 

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