Cayce DPS: Suspect identified in murder on Groover Circle Monday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Cayce Department of Public Safety says they identified a suspect wanted in connection with Monday’s fatal shooting that claimed the life of 42-year-old Jose Gonzalez. Authorities say 33-year-old Alberto Benitez Osorio-Mendoza is wanted for murder.

According to officials, Osorio-Mendoza was last seen wearing a light blue shirt, blue jeans and work boots. He is described as a Hispanic man who is 5’07” tall and heavyset. Authorities say he is clean shaven but has had facial hair in the past. Investigators say Osorio-Mendoza has ties to Texas and Chiapas, Mexico.

If you know where Osorio-Mendoza is, call Cayce DPS at 803-794-0456 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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