July 16, 2024

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Three different males had been additionally indicted within the beforehand unsolved Could 2023 slaying of 23-year-old Diamonte Odom.

Massachusetts State Police

A search is underway for one in every of 4 males needed in reference to a Could 2023 murder in Fall River. 

The Bristol County District Legal professional’s workplace introduced Wednesday that 4 Fall River males had been just lately indicted within the beforehand unsolved slaying of 23-year-old Diamonte Odom.

One of many males, 26-year-old Tajon Saxon, is the topic of “an intensive manhunt,” the DA’s workplace stated. He was indicted on expenses of homicide, carrying a loaded unlawful firearm, and carrying an unlawful firearm.

Along with the 2023 homicide, Saxon can also be needed on a default warrant in reference to the Could 2021 double murder of Jovaughn Mills and Miguel Sanjurjo in Fall River, in line with the DA’s workplace.

“If anybody has any details about Mr. Saxon’s whereabouts, they’re urged to name (855) MA-SOLVE (855-627-6583), e-mail [email protected] or reap the benefits of District Legal professional [Thomas] Quinn’s nameless text-a-tip program by texting the phrase ‘Bristol’ to the telephone quantity CRIMES (274637),” the DA’s workplace stated in an announcement. 

Fall River police responded to a number of 911 calls reporting gunshots fired within the space of 275 County St. round 10:44 p.m. on Could 13, 2023. On the scene, they discovered Odom affected by a gunshot wound to his face. He was taken to a Rhode Island Hospital the place he died through the early hours of Could 14. 

Along with Saxon, three different males had been just lately indicted by a grand jury in reference to Odom’s homicide, the DA’s workplace introduced Wednesday.

Quanif Johnson, 26, was indicted on expenses of homicide, carrying a loaded unlawful firearm, and carrying an unlawful firearm. Because of the Odom investigation, he has additionally been indicted on expenses of trafficking cocaine, possession with intent to distribute a Class B drug, illegal possession of a firearm, illegal possession of a big capability feeding system, illegal possession of a machine gun, and illegal possession of ammunition, in line with the DA’s workplace. Johnson is at the moment being held in Rhode Island in reference to a separate murder.

Dioni Tavarez-Leonirio, 25, was indicted on a cost of accent after the actual fact in reference to Odom’s dying and was arraigned in Fall River Superior Courtroom on Dec. 22 the place bail was set at $5,000 money, in line with the DA’s workplace. 

Devin Alves, 18, was indicted on expenses of trafficking fentanyl, trafficking cocaine, and two counts of illegal possession of ammunition in reference to Odom’s dying, in line with the DA’s workplace. He was arraigned Wednesday in Fall River Superior Courtroom and held on a $7,500 money bail.

“Resulting from the truth that the 2 defendants indicted for homicide have but to be arraigned in open court docket, no additional particulars in regards to the investigation could be publicly disseminated right now,” the DA’s workplace stated.