Couple accused of murdering four-year-old captured in Georgia

Jan 10, 2018, 00:30
Couple accused of murdering four-year-old captured in Georgia

America's Most Wanted couple is on the run after police say a brutalized and severely burned four-year-old girl was left for dead at a MI mobile home park.

Diaz and Fields are facing murder, torture and child abuse charges.

Gabby's father and grandparents stated that Diaz had custody of the 4-year-old girl when she died.

Upon reaching the spot, they found the severely burnt victim and rushed her to Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor.

The Washtenaw County Medical Examiner ruled the girl's death as a homicide since there was enough evidence of multiple injuries and signs of battery on the victim's body.

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Police said Diaz and Fields are believed to be driving a black 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier with the MI plate DTR 1854. Diaz told them Fields punched her several times in the head and smashed her cellphone, according to a Sumpter Township Police report. She would run around the house when we had her always with a big ole smile on her face", adding, "Keep flying, Gabby.

Police say the home where she was found was full of animal waste and contained drugs and guns.

Stay with FOX 2 for more information on this developing story.

Three days later, Diaz went to the police department to say she no longer wanted to press charges against Fields for assault, according to a police report.

Sumpter Township police said in a release that the fugitives were captured while driving near Lake Park, Georgia by agents of the U.S. Marshals Service in Macon Georgia, who worked in conjunction with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department.

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[Photo: US Marshals]Gabby's biological father, Kyle Barrett, isn't a suspect in the child's murder, according to FOX2.

Diaz eventually pleaded guilty to weapons charges and was sentenced to probation. I know we may not have a lot of information at all, but, it just hurts'.

A GoFundMe page initially set up to help her family bury her has since been removed, but a second one has been established. She always had a smile on her face, loved to play.

Meanwhile, Diaz and her boyfriend, Fields, fled the scene and are now on the run.

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