Cold Case: Brian Schuch, Loving Husband and Father

TAMPA Fla. – Brian Schuch, pictured below, was violently murdered on July 21, 1994, in the 700 block of Caracas Street.  Following the murder, the victim`s 1989 Mazda truck was stolen and later recovered in East Tampa.

Brian Schuch

Brian and his wife Lauren had argued the night of July 21st. He went out for a beer and never came back. His body was found near the intersection of North Taliaferro and East Caracas Street in Tampa. He had been stabbed and beaten. The money in his wallet was gone. No one has been arrested.

Lauren Schuch said, “We don’t know exactly what happened. We don’t know who did it. There’s still somebody out there, walking around that knows what happened to him.”

Brian left behind his young wife and three, small children.

Despite the continuing efforts of the Tampa Police Department`s Homicide Unit, this case remains unsolved.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect(s) involved in the homicide of Brian Schuch.  Anyone with any information regarding this case and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones and Droids.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.

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