Police are currently on the hunt for Candice R. Diaz, 24, and Brad E. Fields, 28, a Detroit area couple who are suspects in the death of 4-year-old Gabby Barrett.
According to WXYZ, Barrett was found on New Year’s Day with severe injuries and burns on her extremities after police received a call about an unresponsive child. She was taken to a nearby hospital and was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. Her death was ruled a homicide, reported Detroit Free Press.
“Upon arrival, CPR was being administered by family members and officers found the child suffering from severe burns about her extremities,” read a news release.
Gabby’s numerous traumatic injuries indicated that she had been hurt at numerous times throughout her short life.
Diaz (Barrett’s mother) and Fields (her boyfriend) were named prime suspects in the death. They both now face charges on four counts, including murder, child abuse and torture.