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. They are also looking for the woman's boyfriend. Police believed they were the prime suspects in the case.
Currently, US Marshals are offering a reward of up to $5000 leading to the arrest of Candice Diaz and Brad Fields. Anyone with any information is urged to contact the U.S. Marshal Detroit Fugitive Apprehension team at 313-234-5656, or contact the Sumpter Township Police at 734-461-4833 ext.
Diaz and Fields are facing murder, torture and child abuse charges. Grandfather Jerry Barrett noted that it was hard to grieve because the family could not put her to rest. Diaz is the biological mother of the child.
Both have been charged with felony murder, murder in the second degree, child abuse in the first degree and torture. "Everybody's been broken up about it", he said.
The girl, identified as Gabby Barrett, was taken to the nearby St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Police said the girl was suffering from severe burns on her body. She would run around the house when we had her always with a big ole smile on her face", adding, "Keep flying, Gabby.
Police said Diaz and Fields are believed to be driving a black 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier with the MI plate DTR 1854.
The police have appealed to any member of the public with information as to the whereabouts of Diaz and Fields to come forward. Officers had to storm the home on May 20, 2016, after receiving a report of a gunman barricaded inside following a domestic assault.
She was found with obvious and severe burns on her arms and legs.
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Brad Fields, 28, faces murder, child abuse and torture charges in the death of Gabrielle Barrett on January 1, 2018.
The disgusting home was littered with rubbish, rotten food and pet urine. "There were flies of all sorts in the air throughout the house".
A Smith & Wesson.38 Special was found in the bathroom heater floor grate, police said, and a.40-caliber Glock and a scale were found in the living room floor grate.
He was later arrested on domestic violence charges.
Diaz was arrested. While she was being processed, officers discovered she had a blank prescription form from a doctor's office.
It is unclear from records how Fields' case was resolved. WDIV reported that Diaz was booked on weapons charges at that time.
Barrett said the last time he saw his granddaughter was a week or two before Halloween. "She was just an outgoing kid", she said. Gabrielle was the daughter of Diaz.More news: "Political pressure" reportedly kills Huawei/AT&T smartphone deal
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