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Fugitive Sought in Vehicular Homicide Case

FBI Atlanta March 25, 2014
  • Special Agent Stephen Emmett (404) 679-6451

ATLANTA—Special Agent in Charge J. Britt Johnson, FBI Atlanta Field Office, requests the public’s assistance in locating the following federal fugitive charged with vehicular homicide that took the life of a 16-year-old young man in 2000.

On June 16, 2000, in Gilmer County, Georgia, Billy Inman had stopped for a red light behind another vehicle at an intersection. Inman was accompanied by his son, wife, and dog. While waiting at the intersection, Inman’s vehicle was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Gonzalez Gonzalo Harrell. The speedometer of Harrell’s vehicle was later found to be fixed at approximately 62 miles per hour.

The collision caused by Harrell killed Inman’s 16-year-old son, Dustin Inman, and their family dog. Inman’s wife sustained lifelong crippling injuries. Both Inman and Harrell were transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.

During medical treatment, Harrell fled the hospital.

On January,19, 2001, Harrell was indicted by a Gilmer County, Georgia grand jury charging him with homicide by vehicle in the first degree (one count), serious injury by vehicle (two counts), and reckless driving (one count).

On June 2, 2002, a federal Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution warrant was obtained by FBI Atlanta’s Rome Resident Agency.

Harrell, a Mexican national, is described as follows:

  • Name: Gonzalez Gonzalo Harrell
  • Alias: Gonzalo Harrell, Gonzalo Herrell, Gonzalo Harrell-Gonzalez
  • Race: White/Hispanic
  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 46
  • Height: 5’8” 
  • Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Hair: Black
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Mexico

Gonzalez Gonzalo Harrell
Gonzalez Gonzalo Harrell

Crime Stoppers Atlanta is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information in this matter. Anyone with information in this matter should contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta at (404) 577-TIPS (8477).

The public is reminded that the above are merely allegations and that all persons are to be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.