Murder-suicide Saturday in Bartow County
According to a press release from Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap, the three persons involved have been identified as Nayeli Fernandez-Diaz, 34; Matthew McArthur, 42 – both of White, Georgia; and Jose Flores-Neve, 37 of Kennesaw. Flores-Neve and Fernandez-Diaz were married but reported to have been separated since last year. Evidence and eye witness information show that Flores-Neve was following Fernandez-Diaz and McArthur in his vehicle when they entered the dead-end Gray Road off of Old Rudy York Road on Saturday just after 4:30 PM. At the end of Gray Road, Flores-Neve confronted the pair armed with a rifle and pistol. Numerous shots were fired and Flores-Neve turned his gun on himself after mortally wounding Fernandez-Diaz and McArthur.