According to a press release from the Warrick County Sheriff's Office, two men have been charged in the murder of Valarie Ruark.

Valarie Ruark's body was discovered Friday, April 26, 2019, near the intersection of Seven Hills Road and Wasson Road. Her body had been badly burned.

The Warrick County Sheriff's Office, along with numerous law enforcement agencies including, but not limited to the Indiana State Police, Evansville Police, FBI, Boonville Police and the ATF have arrested and preliminarily charged two men with her murder. The investigation is ongoing, and more charges could be added.

Anthony Wolfe, Jr. and Brian Baumgartner Photo: Warrick County Sheriff's Office


24 year old Anthony Clay Wolfe II of Evansville

43 year old Brian Baumgartner of Evansville