ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – According to the Flordia Keys Key-Noter newspaper the Gutzlers may have been the victims of a real estate scam in Florida.
The paper reports the family booked a vacation properties in Key West through Vacation Homes LLC when they arrived they were told the homes they rented are not vacation rentals.
Police say this has happened numerous times and the resident has been forced to turn away several parties who had been scammed.
The Gutzer family recently died in a plane crash on the way home from Key West Florida. Their 7-year-old daughter walked away from the crash.