Above Photo:  Detectives are looking for Moses Dyl, age 25 who is wanted in connection with an early Saturday morning murder of Shakeya Smith.  Photo courtesy of Gwinnett PD.

BUFORD — Detectives have identified the victim of the early Saturday morning homicide as Shakeya Smith, age 20.  Officers located her deceased body in the road on Roxwood Park Drive at Woodward Mill Road in unincorporated Buford at approximately 5:09 a.m. Saturday morning.

This is an image of the suspect and his vehicle. Photo courtesy of Gwinnett PD

The detectives were able to obtain security camera footage from the neighborhood’s homeowners association which captured the incident.  They were able to identify the suspect as Moses Dyl, age 25.  Dyl is described as a black male, 5’11”, weighing approximately 200 lbs., with black hair and a black beard.

Detectives are asking the public’s help in locating Dyl.  He was last seen in Lithonia following the death of Smith. Dyl is believed to be armed and dangerous.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.  Case Number:  20-068355

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— Staff Reports

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