Crews searching Pasco County lakes for missing, endangered man

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (WFLA) — A search is underway in Pasco County for a missing and endangered 45-year-old.

Dive teams from the sheriff’s office are out near Boyette Road and Elam Road in Wesley Chapel searching nearby lakes for Scott Kurland.

Deputies say Kurland left his home around 1:30 a.m. Monday and made “delusional” statements. According to the sheriff’s office, he talked about “having to make a decision about leaving the Earth for good” and “talking to angels.”

Later that day, investigators found his car near Elam Road and Boyette Road.

Kurland was last seen wearing a black jacket, brown crocs and sweatpants or pajama pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-706-2488.

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