"Person of interest" wanted for questioning in Weslaco murder

Murder Victim: Uriel Hugo Garza

Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a "person of interest" wanted for questioning in connection to a murder in Weslaco.

Weslaco police are looking for 19-year-old Carlos Alberto Sarmiento in connection to a September 12th murder.

A foul odor lead police to the decomposed body of Uriel Hugo Garza inside an apartment off West 2nd Street and South Border Avenue.

Investigators said Garza's Ford Mustang was never found.

Police want to question Sarmiento but believes he may have fled to Mexico.

Anyone with information is asked to call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-TIPS or (956) 968-8477.