The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call Tuesday morning just after 8:00 a.m. in the 900 block of High Street in reference to a black male, reported to be a suspect in the double homicide that occurred in Pulaski County earlier Tuesday. The call was received from a relative of the possible suspect.

The suspect we are searching for was identified as 24 year old Dennis Penix. He was last seen wearing dark blue shirt, black shorts and no shoes. He has tattoos covering his upper body. He was last seen running from 963 High Street. Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies, GBI Investigators and US Marshals with the Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force are searching the area and surrounding areas around High Street, Walnut Street and Orange Street, expanding their search out. The surrounding schools have also been notified of the search. A photograph of Dennis Penix is attached to this release.

Penix is considered armed and dangerous. Any one spotting Penix is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at 877-68-CRIME.

Dennis Penix