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Missing coin collector's wife: 'Bring him home'

Pasco County, Florida -- We're learning more about a missing persons case Pasco County deputies say involves a 69-year-old Homassasa man and suspected foul play.

Billy Shuler's vehicle was last scene at a storage facility in Pasco County, off of Provost Drive. That's where deputies found evidence in that vehicle they say makes them concerned for Shuler's well being.

"Fifty years (of marriage). Not a bad bone in his body," said Shuler's wife Esther.

She and her son Dan are reaching out, asking for your help to find the man who's been missing since Wednesday.

"Father's Day is what, three weeks away? Everybody has a father. I beg, please. I want to spend Father's Day with my dad," Dan Schuler said.

Pasco County Sheriff's deputies are doing the same, saying foul play could be involved in the case.

They're looking for A person of interest in Shuler's disappearance, 51-year-old Tony Moresca. He's got an arrest record and was last seen in Tarpon Springs.

"Tony, we're pleading with you... Please come to us. Tell us what's going on," said Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco.

"If you care about your friend and you want to help us find him, provide us information. Because you going on the run, not providing people where you are, it's a little suspicious."

On Wednesday, deputies say Shuler left his home to meet with Moresca in Holiday. The two had done some business trading collectible coins. Neighbors say he told his wife he'd be back soon.

"When you're with someone every day for 50 years and they don't come home, it's a big shock, said neighbor Marlene Mensch.

"He wouldn't hurt anybody. Give the clothes off his back to somebody," said Esther.

His family is still searching for answers.

"Somebody bring him home please," Esther said.



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