BETHESDA, Md. (WJZ) —Arnav Gupta died Wednesday after he lit himself on fire in DC near the White House.

Secret Service and U.S. Park Police were called to 15th and Constitution avenues for a report of a person on fire around noon. They extinguished the fire and took Gupta to the hospital, but he later died from his injuries.

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Montgomery County detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 33-year-old Bethesda man.

Family members last saw Arnav Gupta when he let his home around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday.

Arnav Gupta. Courtesy Montgomery County Police.

Police are concerned about his physical and emotional well-being.

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Gupta is five-foot-nine and weighs 200 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes, a mustache and wears glasses.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Arnav Gupta is asked to call the Montgomery County Police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (available 24 hours). Callers may remain anonymous.

This story has been updated to reflect that Gupta has died. It was updated on May 30, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. 

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