Bibb County Sheriff’s Office investigators were able to contact 18-year-old Thomas Samuel Pate by phone, regarding surrendering to investigators.

Pate met with investigators at the Bibb County Sheriff’s Investigations Office and turned himself over to investigators. Pate was interviewed regarding the murder of 49-year-old Romero Gonzalez  that occurred on November 22, 2020. Pate was later transported to the Bibb County jail and charged with Murder and Party to a Crime. He is being held without bond at this time.

 Anyone with information is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.