Manhunt on for released murder suspect

Posted: Updated:

PHOENIX -- Maricopa County sheriff's deputies are turning to the public to help find a man wanted in connection with a murder investigation.

WANTED

Deputies searching for alleged murder suspect - Maricopa County sheriff's deputies are searching for a man wanted in connection with a murder investigation.

Search Video:

Albert Sermeno was in custody for several months, but released earlier this summer. Now deputies want to talk to him about a June 2006 homicide.

The State Department of Corrections had been holding Sermeno on an unrelated auto theft charge. He had been in custody since last September, but was released in mid-June.

According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Sermeno was part of a group that killed a man in South Phoenix and then dumped the body near Interstate 17 and New River Road.

If you know the whereabouts of Sermeno, please contact the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.