Body found in Tarpon Springs wooded area

Tarpon Springs, Florida -- Tarpon Springs Police say they are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in the wooded area south of US 19.

The investigation is treating the death as a homicide at this time. Police say detectives from the Pasco County Sheriff's Office were working on an investigation in the area when they located the body.

There's no word on whether the body is connected to Billy Shuler, an area coin collector who vanished earlier in the week. A person of interest connected to Shuler's disappearance, Tony Moresca, has also gone missing.

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The Medical Examiner's Office will work to identify the body and determine a cause of death.


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