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Murder-suicide in Bartow County

June 3, 2019–11:23 a.m.

BARTOW COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office releases information about Saturday’s murder-suicide investigation.

According to 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 Ferndandez-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.

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