Family of missing man does not believe he is still alive, but wants closure

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Homicide detectives need your help finding two people wanted for questioning in connection with a missing person investigation.

The missing man, 62-year-old David Rathbun, disappeared in October of last year.

Rathbun's ex-wife says his family has been waiting almost one year for answers, and she says at this point they don't think he's alive anymore -- and all they want now is closure.

The family says Rathbun was last seen in October of 2017. His ex-wife, who wishes to remain anonymous, says they called him right after the 1 October shooting to check on him, but they only got a text message in response. After more than one week of trying to call him, his family still was not able to get him to answer the phone.

They knew something was wrong and that the text messages weren't coming from him.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is looking to question 45-year-old Jolene Hibbs and 55-year-old Charles Ausiello regarding his disappearance.

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They're also trying to identify a man who made a withdrawal from Rathbun's account.

His ex-wife tells says that in the weeks following his disappearance, someone sold his house and car, and used his drivers’ license and credit cards to make transactions.

She also says that Rathbum mentioned a woman named Jolene to one of his daughters.

“He did mention to his daughter that he met a woman called Jolene -- that she had befriended him and told him that she had cancer, And that he had actually loaned her some money," said Rathbun’s ex-wife. “In my heart of hearts, they saw someone that was vulnerable and they took everything he had."

Police say Hibbs and Ausiello have numerous felony warrants between the two of them. They are known to hang around the Boulder Highway area.

If you recognize either of them-- pick up the phone and LVMPD Homicide at 702-828-3521. You can remain anonymous and call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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