JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — According to court documents, an Indianapolis man killed another man that had been having an affair with his wife.
Candelario Cruz-Trujillo faces murder charges for the shooting of Miguel Hernandez.
According to court documents, Hernandez had been having an affair over the past year with Cruz-Trujillo’s wife, Isabel.
On the morning of Sept. 30, the Greenwood Police Department was dispatched to the Four Seasons restaurant in Greenwood.
Hernandez had been shot multiple times in the parking lot. A witness described seeing a maroon Ford truck leaving the scene.
Investigators spoke with Hernandez’s wife, Anastasia, who told them about the affair. She said that her husband had been in an affair with Cruz-Trujillo’s wife, Isabel. Investigators said that Cruz-Trujillo had recently became aware of the situation and had once visited Hernandez’s home in a red or maroon Ford pickup truck, leading to the police being called. Cruz-Trujillo left before police arrived.
Police were able to track Cruz-Trujillo to a residence in Seymour. They found a maroon Ford F-150 registered to Cruz-Trujillo with large amounts of blood on the steering wheel and in the inside of the cab.
Cruz-Trujillo was eventually taken into custody for operating while never receiving a license. Police say that during an interview, Cruz-Trujillo admitted to shooting Hernandez outside of the Four Seasons restaurant.
Cruz-Trujillo is set for trial in January 2016.