Arrests Made in Brown County Homicide Investigation

Arrests Made in Brown County Homicide Investigation


On Wednesday, September 1, 2021, Detectives Tim Cummins and Ian Matthews from the Indiana State Police Bloomington Post along with several other Troopers including Indiana State Police SWAT served search warrants in Indianapolis regarding the homicide investigation of Angela M. Weisheit, which started in November of 2020 after her body was found in Brown County. 

The investigation has led to the following arrests and pending charges,

Paul S. Fox, 64, Indianapolis   

  • Murder (Level 1 Felony)

Candy A. Lopez Ortega, 28, Indianapolis 

  • Assisting a Criminal (Level 5 Felony)

Both individuals were incarcerated at Brown County Jail and the Indiana State Police was assisted by the Brown County Sheriffs Department, Brown County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Indianapolis Metro Police Department Homicide Division. 

November 21, 2020, at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Indiana State Police Bloomington Post was asked by the Brown County Sheriff’s Department to conduct a homicide investigation in their county. A 9-1-1 call was received by the sheriff’s department in reference to a deceased body being located near Bean Blossom Road and Bell Road.

While it’s early in the investigation, detectives do believe this is an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public. The identity of the victim is being withheld until positive identification can be made and until an autopsy is conducted to determine the exact cause of death.  

The investigation is being conducted by Indiana State Police detectives Tim Cummings, Ian Matthews, and First Sergeant Paul Suding, with the assistance of crime scene technicians Sergeant Jan Kruse and Darrell Terrell of the Bloomington State Police Post. 

The Brown County Coroner’s Office is also assisting. The investigation is ongoing and this is all the information currently available for release.  

Assisting Agencies: Brown County Sheriff’s Department and the Brown County Coroner’s Office