Murder Investigation *ADDITIONAL ARRESTS – On September 24th, members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force located and arrested two additional suspects involved in the murder of Kenny DIAZ which was reported to have occurred at Marumsco Acre Lake Park located at 14398 Melbourne Ave in Woodbridge on September 21st. Both suspects were arrested without incident. This investigation is still on going.
Arrested on September 24th:
Ariel Juanita ADAMS, 19, of 14307 Bellona Rd #411 in Woodbridge
Charged with abduction
Gibreal Jama GULED, 32, of no fixed address
Charged with abduction
Court date: December 2, 2013 | Bond: held WITHOUT bond
Homicide Investigation [Previously Released] - On September 21st at 3:15PM, police responded to Marumsco Acre Lake Park located at 14398 Melbourne Ave in Woodbridge (22191) for a stabbing. Caller reported to police that a man was found in the park bleeding from an apparent stab wound to his stomach. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he died. Detectives from the Violent Crimes Bureau are working this case as a homicide and are currently following up on leads. At this point in the investigation, this incident does not appear to be random. The investigation continues. This is Prince William County’s 4th homicide of 2013.
On September 23rd, detectives from the Violent Crimes Bureau made multiple arrests in the murder of Kenny DIAZ. During the investigation, detectives discovered that the stabbing was connected to an unreported armed robbery committed against a friend of DIAZ. The robbery was reported to have occurred on September 12th in the 14300 block of Bellona Rd in Woodbridge (22191). The investigation into the robbery revealed that the suspect, Diandra SAMUELS, robbed the friend of DIAZ of an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency. Upon learning of the robbery, DIAZ and other acquaintances planned to confront SAMUELS on September 21st at her address on Bellona Dr. During that encounter, multiple acquaintances of SAMUELS were also present. One of those acquaintances, Dominic SMITH, assaulted one of the other parties with a handgun which was taken from one of the acquaintances who accompanied DIAZ. This caused the group to disperse and flee on foot. DIAZ was not able to get away and was subsequently assaulted by SAMUELS before being forced into a vehicle by SAMUELS and other acquaintances [listed below] and driven to the park where he was stabbed and killed by SAMUELS. Detectives worked extensively on this case and were able to identify all of the parties involved in this case. Additional charges and arrests are forthcoming however the main parties involved have been apprehended. These encounters were not random and stemmed from drug dealings. As a result of the investigation, this homicide has been classified as a murder.
The victim has been identified as Kenny Joseph DIAZ, 18, of Woodbridge