Deputies seek person of interest in homicide

Dec. 23, 2013 @ 12:04 PM

Durham County Sheriff's investigators are searching for Alex Antonio Cruz Alvarado (also known as Alex Lainez), a 33-year-old man who's described as a person of interest in the Dec. 11 murder of Saul Botello Abrimz. Alvarado is currently wanted for larceny of a motor vehicle and may be driving a stolen white 2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport with N.C. license plate BMP-3978.

He has lived at several different Durham locations, including 1707 Avondale Drive, 826 E. Trinity Avenue, 5314 Hadrian Drive, 4609 Tyne Drive and 421 Edward Street. Deputies think he may also have fled to Conroe, Texas, or to the town of San Pedro in Honduras.

Anyone with information about Alvarado's whereabouts is asked to call Durham CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200 or the Sheriff's Crime Tip Line at 919-560-7151. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to felony arrests and callers never have to identify themselves.