Update: One in custody, search continues for murder suspect

Update:{} The Cullman County Sheriff's Office has one person in custody for their role in the weekend murder of Emilio Mendez in Fairview.{} Morales is being charged with criminal conspiracy to commit murder.{}

The suspect, Gerardo(Gerry) Silva (Jerry Silva, Javier Silva, Jose Serrano), was last scene in the Childesburg area.{}


Cullman County's Sheriff's Office is warning that a man wanted for murder could be in the area.{}{} Gerardo Silva, 28, is said to possibly be armed and dangerous.{} Authorities tell us he is believed to be en route to Mexico from Alabama.{} Silva reportedly has family connections and acquaintances in Florida, North Carolina and West Virginia.Silva has used several names as his alias:{} Gerry Silva, Jerry Silva, Javier Silva, Jose SerranoIf you have any information concerning this person, the sheriff is asking that you contact your local law enforcement agency immediately or call 911.