Tyler Perry uses celebrity status to help with decades-old cold case

The filmmaker and actor is offering a $200,000 reward for any information leading to the whereabouts of two black men who disappeared without a trace.
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Transcript for Tyler Perry uses celebrity status to help with decades-old cold case
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In004 witnesses claim they saw hi taking 27-year-oldms into custody near Ary Naples, Florida. Will was never seen again. Aybe he's out there in the tery. He'll come back and his car gone. Epr: He den ever meetingwilliams. People at the cemetery aretelling meou put somebody I the back of your vice a arrested them. I never ated nobody. Reporter: He changed his story Villanova and admitting he noticed Williams having car troue so dropped him off at a circle K gas station but neithermar spotted T illance came. If there's anything that you know, SP, please Reporter: That a miliar feel. A few Mon beforewilliams' disappearance, -year-old Felipe stos also vanished after receiving traffic citation from CAS claimed he last dropped Santos off at a circle K because didn't have iurance or registration. Eriff's ofce but faceiminal C in either man's disappearance. Calkins D not return multiplet. In statement theoo unty iff's off tells disappearaes, Terrance Williams' and her attorney Benjamin crump lnched a suit against Calkins. Pey's hel haseen a gift from above. We'llk to him because joining ow is Tyler Perry, exclusively from atlathank you very much. I know this is somportant to you and so many O a linsey's piece you firrned about the case through the TV episodat Y want to get involved, Tyler? Well, just looking at rrance's mother and how she was S pasate about it -- about out what Happ her son a her pain. Let me S thank you to "Gma" for giving this story Tention base these men have been gone a very, very long time and it'sny difficult to getttn onal news. WER N symptic, so, robinnd everybody there at " thank U very mucfor given T people attention because they absoluly deserve it. Thng and this is injustice and we got to fight for .I alsoano say about the Collier co sheriff' department. There are some detective that have been am and standing with Marcia and it'ot about us against the police but findin justice for these two men. Well . I want to talk about THA as well a go back to wiiams. You have gotten to know and LI the Santos family they nt answers. Yeah, , she absolutely wants answers and I T this person who puthe in the car, deputythe time was deputyid not count the resilience of this mothnd love F her child commitment and fortunate to Bens situatio stand with herfight. Anitially you were Ng 100,000. This and the lawsuit will bring somebody forwartoome of these ler? Su, yeah, the is more about T find ohatned and getting rmation tt can lead to a instigation. So we'reo pursue every avenue we can to get justice for te Williams and fel sa. Because hs an undocumented immigrant or Terrance a blackid with four K itoesn't meanheir lives were not impor ca. I want to go back tosomething U were talking a eaier, Tyler. 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Thanu very muc I knowt you made a lot of newsrday for tsnd also for Y offer to Geoffrey and inoe G to go T commercial but I'llalk T you about in the commercial bre hareour thoughts are ab young man CING but thankyou, tyr. Okay, gr thank you guys. He's soe about this. So psionate andziwhat he's ING. The spotlight. We've H thisument amongst ourselves about the average that certain cases get against and don'tnd brings up V points. And als putti his money up as well tove this oblem. Th Y Tyler Perry for that. Poison the woman

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