Wayne County Deputies Searching For Murder Suspect

A murder in broad daylight is under investigation in Wayne County, and lawmen are searching for a suspect.

They have murder warrants out for Orbelin Mejia of Pikeville. Lawmen say he's also known as by Nelbar Sanchez Bermudez or the nickname of "Timbas".

Deputies say Junior Guerra of Princeton was fatally shot and dragged from a car in the Saulston community yesterday afternoon.

Authorities say the murder appears to have been a result of a domestic dispute between the victim, his family and the suspect.

Anyone with information pertaining to the location of Mejia is asked to contact the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office at 919-731-1481 or Wayne County Crimestoppers at 919-735-2255. Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.