WEBXTRA: East Texas sheriff’s offices assisting FBI in search for murder suspect

WEBXTRA: Murder suspect follow-up

SHELBY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Sheriff’s Offices in in Shelby and Nacogdoches counties are still assisting the FBI in the ongoing search for Andres Hernandez, who is a suspect in the 2007 stabbing death of Pablo Gonzalez.

FBI officials believe that Andres Hernandez, 32, is hiding out in Shelby or Nacogdoches County. He is wanted for murder and evading prosecution.

Hernandez is described as being 5-feet-7 inches tall and about 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes, and he has tattoos on his chest and arm.

Hernandez was charged with murder, and a state warrant was issued for his arrest on May 8, 2007. A federal arrest warrant was issued by the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, on May 2, 2008, after Hernandez was charged federally with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.

Connor Hagan, an FBI spokesman, said in a previous story that authorities believe Hernandez fled to Mexico for a period of time. He added that authorities believe that Hernandez came back to the United States in 2009 or 2010 and settled in the Center area.

Crime Stoppers of Houston is now offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for any information leading to Hernandez' arrest.

Hernandez is considered armed and dangerous, and anyone who spots him should not try to apprehend him, Hagan said. Instead, they should call 911 or contact Crime Stoppers of Houston. at (713) 222-TIPS (8477(.

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