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Cayce Department of Public Safety identifies suspect connected to homicide

The Cayce Department of Public Safety began an investigation, Monday, after Mr. Jose L. Gonzalez was found deceased after suffering a single gunshot wound on Groover Circle, Cayce.

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As a result of that investigation, Alberto Benitez Osorio-Mendoza, 33, has been identified as a suspect and is wanted for murder, said Sgt. Evan Antley of the Cayce DPS. 

Osorio-Mendoza as last seen wearing blue jeans, a light blue shirt and work boots.  Osorio-Mendoza is clean shaven but has been known to have facial hair in the past.  Osorio-Mendoza is a Hispanic male approximately 5’-7” and heavyset.  Osorio-Mendoza has ties to Texas as well as Chiapas, Mexico. 

Investigators are working with agents from the Lexington County Fugitive Task Force, US Marshal’s Office and the SCDPS Immigration Enforcement Unit.  TIPS can be called in anonymously to Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC (888-274-6372) or by calling the Cayce Department of Public Safety at (803) 794-0456.

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