New Details into Billy Shuler’s Murder! CLICK HERE

Brooksville, Florida — There’s new information in an unsolved murder that now happened a month ago with a person of interest still on the run.

Homosassa coin collector Billy Shuler disappeared and was found dead near B21 Liquors in Tarpon Springs in May, and those closest to the man say they want justice now.

“Everybody has a father. I beg, please, I want to spend Father’s Day with my dad,” said Billy Shuler’s son Dan one month ago.

But Father’s Day is gone. And less than a week later, Shuler’s widow, Esther has learned new information about her late husband’s death.

“She just got the death certificate which said death was contributed by a bullet wound to the head,” said Shuler family friend Terry Martin. “When Bill was killed, so was (Esther’s) financial abilities and so was her life basically.” Click here for rest of story….

Body found in Tarpon Springs ID’d as that of missing Citrus man


A body found in Tarpon Springs last Friday has been positively identified as that of a missing Citrus County man, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.

Billy Shuler, 69, left Homosassa last Wednesday to meet fellow coin dealer Anthony Maresca in Holiday. Shuler did not return home, and his wife reported him missing on Thursday.

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office opened an investigation, and deputies found Shuler’s truck at a storage facility in Holiday with evidence suggesting foul play.

Friday, a man’s body was found in a wooded area south of B21 Liquors at 43380 U.S. 19 N in Tarpon Springs. The Medical Examiner‘s Office identified the body as Shuler’s through fingerprint analysis, the sheriff’s office said.

Detectives have not been able to locate Maresca, 51, who lives in Holiday, to question him about Shuler’s death. Anyone with any information about Maresca’s whereabouts or the case is asked to call Tampa Bay Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477 or visit Pasco sheriff’s office website at

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