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Detectives release video of suspects in slaying of Daily Sun employee and stepson

Marion County Sheriff’s Office detectives have released new surveillance video and enhanced images of the suspects in the double homicide/home invasion investigation which claimed the lives of a longtime Villages Daily Sun employee and his stepson.

The surveillance video above was taken from multiple cameras that were outside of the Weirsdale home of the victims, 38-year-old Andy Fockler and 18-year old Bailey Zylo.

These are the images of the suspects in the deaths of Andy Fockler and his 18-year-old stepson.
These are the images of the suspects in the deaths of Andy Fockler and his 18-year-old stepson.

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.

Fockler and Zylo were shot and killed by the two suspects on the morning of Jan. 29 and they were pronounced dead on scene. The suspects are described as two black males, both wearing masks.

Fockler had worked for nearly two decades at the Daily Sun press plant on Rolling Acres Road in Lady Lake.

You can read more about the crime HERE

$5,000 reward for tips relating to double homicide of Andy Fockler and Bailey Zylo
Many have placed these notices in vehicle windows to help MSCO in their pursuit of the suspects

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, reference 17-26 in your tip.

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