Video shows men of interest in Marion County double homicide

Man, step-son found fatally shot in January

WEIRSDALE, Fla – Deputies released surveillance video Monday afternoon showing two masked men with guns creeping into a Weirsdale home shortly before a man and his step-son were shot to death, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

"These are the suspects," Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Lauren Lettelier said. "These are the people that entered the home and shot this family. This is an 18-year-old and his step-father (who were) killed, and this family wants answers and they deserve that justice."

Andy Fockler, 38, and Bailey Zylo, 18, were pronounced dead on the scene on Jan. 29 after an apparent home invasion.

Surveillance video shows a blue Chrysler 200 pull up outside the home. Two men wearing hooded sweatshirts -- one black, one red -- and masks are seen lurking outside and peeking through windows before entering the home. Deputies believe the two men in the video are responsible for the homicides.

"We believe they're two black male subjects," Lettelier said. "They were both wearing masks and clothes that were covering their skin and any identifying features."

Anyone with information about the two men or the murders is asked to call Detective Aaron Levy at 352-368-3546 or Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP. ​A reward from Crime Stoppers has been increased to $5,000.

"It's a shocking video to watch," Lettelier said. "To watch them go in there, they definitely go in there with a motive to kill. We're looking for anyone that notices who these people may be -- the way they walk (or) what they're wearing."


DETECTIVES RELEASE VIDEO/ENHANCED IMAGES OF SUSPECTS IN DOUBLE HOMICIDE Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Major Crimes detectives have released new surveillance video and enhanced images of the suspects in the double homicide/home invasion investigation where a man and his step-son were shot and killed. The surveillance video was taken from multiple cameras that were outside of the victims’ home, which was also the incident location (14241 SE 151st Place Road in Weirsdale). The video depicts a vehicle of interest driving up to the residence, which is believed to be a 2015-2017 blue in color Chrysler 200, and two suspects entering the home with handguns. Detectives also released two digitally enhanced photographs of the suspect shown in the video wearing the red/orange jacket. 18-year old Bailey Zylo (DOB: 8/21/1998) and his step-father, 38-year old Andy Fockler (DOB: 8/14/1978) were shot and killed by these two suspects on the morning of January 29, 2017, and they were pronounced dead on scene. The suspects are described as two black males, both wearing masks. Crime Stoppers of Marion County and the MCSO are providing an award of up to $5,000 for any information that leads to arrest(s) in this case. If you have any information on the identity and/or location of these two suspects, please call Detective Aaron Levy at 352-368-3546. Citizens can also phone anonymous tips to the Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP or 352-368-7867. Text tips to 274637 using keyword 368STOP. Tips can also be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com. For Crime Stoppers, please reference 17-26 in your tip. (The purple background was due to the surveillance camera itself.)

Posted by Marion County Sheriff's Office on Monday, February 27, 2017

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