UPDATE: Parents of Murdered Michigan Girl Arrested in Georgia
UPDATE: 24-year-old Candice Diaz and her boyfriend, 28-year-old Brad Fields were located and arrested in Georgia.
Police in Sumpter Township, Mich. have released the photos of a couple who they say are wanted in connection with the death of their 4-year-old daughter.
Police say they were called to a residence on Monday, January 1, 2018 on the report of an unresponsive four-year-old female. They arrived to find family members administering CPR to the child, who was observed to have severe burns on her extremities.
The child was transported to the hospital, and passed way shortly after arriving.
Her death death was ruled a homicide by the Washtenaw County Medical Examiner, who cited evidence of multiple traumatic injuries and signs of Battered Child Syndrome.
The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office has issued an arrest warrant for both the mother of the child, 24-year-old Candice Renea Diaz, and her boyfriend, 28-year-old Brad Edward Fields. Both of them have been charged with felony murder, second degree murder, first degree child abuse, and torture. Field's is also being charged as a habitual offender.
The couple is believed to be driving a black 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier with the Michigan license plate DTR1854.
Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact the U.S. Marshal Detroit Fugitive Apprehension Team's 24-hour hotline at (313) 234-5656 or the Sumpter Township Police Department at (734) 461-4833 ext. 305.