Bibb County Sheriff’s Office investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in helping locate a suspect wanted in connection to the murder of 49-year-old Romero Gonzalez that took place November 22, 2020 at Riverbend Apartments, located at 3645 Mercer University Drive.

Investigators are looking for 18-year-old Thomas Samuel Pate, of Macon. Pate is six feet, one inch in height and weighs approximately 157 pounds.

A photograph of Pate is attached to this release.

Anyone with information in reference to the whereabouts of Thomas Samuel Pate is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 and ask to leave a message for the “on call” investigator, or call Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.