PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The body of a Punta Gorda man reported missing yesterday morning was found yesterday evening in a canal near his home.
Robert Michael Beckman Sr., 57, was reported missing from his Strasse Blvd. home in the Charlotte Ranchettes area of Punta Gorda yesterday morning. He was listed as a missing endangered adult.
At about 7:30 last evening, the Sheriff’s Office received a call that resulted in finding Beckman deceased in a canal near his house. There were no signs of foul play. Detectives are continuing their investigation and awaiting results of a pending autopsy.
The next-of-kin has been notified.