Gang member wanted after fatal stabbing in yard of Cleveland home, authorities say

By Aaron Barker - Senior Web Editor

CLEVELAND, Texas - A man was found stabbed to death Thursday in the front yard of a Montgomery County home, and now authorities are searching for the man they say is responsible for the murder.

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is searching for Guillermo Fernandez, aka Jose Alvarez-Fernandez.

The stabbing was reported just after midnight near the intersection of Goode Road and South Salon Trail in Cleveland.

According to Montgomery County deputies, emergency crews tried to save the man, but he succumbed to his injuries.

Investigators said the person who lives at the home came outside, found the man lying in the yard and called 911.

The victim was only described as a Hispanic man in his 60s.

Fernandez is considered armed and dangerous. He is a documented MS-13 gang member, authorities said.

The 23-year-old is described as being Hispanic, about 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighing about 140 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes, according to authorities. He has a marijuana leaf tattoo on his forearm and his last name tattooed on his triceps. He also has a devil face tattoo on his left calf, authorities said.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Fernandez is asked to contact their local law enforcement agency or the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at 936-760-5800 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-STOP (7867).

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