MI couple wanted in death of 4-year-old arrested in Georgia

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MI authorities and the U.S. Marshals are searching for a Sumpter Township man and woman after police found a 4-year-old daughter dead in their home.

Police records also paint a chaotic scene at the couple's home where Fields was accused of assaulting Diaz, shooting her dog and then shooting himself.

Authorities need the public's help tracking down a man and woman accused in the death of a four-year-old girl found severely burned in MI, according to KTLA sister station WNEM.

Severe burns covered the little girl's extremities, according to police who responded to a 911 call at the Sumpter Township, Mich., mobile home park, just before 11 a.m. on January 1.

She was taken to the hospital and shortly after pronounced dead.

The coroner ruled the death a homicide due to signs of battered child syndrome.

Authorities believe they're driving a black 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier, with MI license plate DTR1854.

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Fields and Diaz are charged with felony murder, second-degree murder, and first-degree child abuse and torture, according to a press release issued Monday, Jan. 8, from the Sumpter Township Police Department.

Pictured the mobile home in Sumpter Township, Michigan, where Gabby was staying with her mother, Candice Renea Diaz and her boyfriend, Brad Fields.Why did Gabby Barrett have to die? Police were called to the Woods Mobile Home Community on January 1 for a report of an unresponsive child who had severe burns to her extremities.

Mourning the little girl's death Barrett's father, Kyle Barrett told Fox 2: "She didn't have to pass the way she did but I hope we get justice for her really soon".

The man involved in the incident was arrested and charged with domestic violence.

"We didn't know. We would have gone" and removed her from the home, he said. Grandfather Jerry Barrett noted that it was hard to grieve because the family could not put her to rest. Keep flying Gabby. Keep flying.

Gabby's family has set up a GoFundMe account for funeral costs.

Police say Fields ran away from the home.

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