Teen arrested after trail of blood leads police to woman’s body

ATLANTA — Atlanta Police have arrested a man in a double shooting that left a woman dead earlier this month.

Police responded to reports of a man shot at an Exxon on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard on June 11. The man, since identified as 19-year-old Diari Durham, had multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken the hospital in critical condition.

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Officers followed a trail of blood from Durham to a nearby home on West Lake Avenue where they found a woman dead. A baby was also found in the home unharmed.


Police have identified the woman who was killed as Diamond O’Neal, 23.

On June 17, U.S. Marshals arrested 18-year-old Vorquis Williams in Chattanooga, Tennessee and charged him with two counts of aggravated assault and one count of murder.

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Williams was known by the victims, police said.

The infant is in the custody of DFACS. It’s unclear who the infant’s parents were.

Durham’s current condition has not been released.