FBI Atlanta
Special Agent Stephen Emmett
(770) 216-3120
November 8, 2017

New Jersey Murder Suspect Believed to Be in Metro Atlanta

ATLANTA—David J. LeValley, special agent in charge (SAC), FBI Atlanta Field Office, in conjunction with SAC Timothy Gallagher, FBI Newark Division, requests the public’s assistance in locating a murder suspect wanted by the Irvington, NJ Police Department / Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and is now believed to be in the metro Atlanta, Georgia area.

On May 12, 2017, at approximately 12:33 p.m., the Irvington, New Jersey Police Department was called to a residence with reports of shots having been fired. Arriving officers located the victim, Dino Bermudez, age 34, on the front porch of that residence conscious but having sustained gunshot wounds to the left thigh. Bermudez was transported to the hospital but subsequently died of his wounds.

Dennis M. Cunningham, aka Muhamad, age 48, has been charged by the State of New Jersey with murder in connection with Mr. Bermudez’ death. Cunningham is described as being a black male, 6’2”, weighing 215 lbs. Cunningham has family in the Douglasville, Georgia area but also has ties to the Jessup, Georgia area as well.

The FBI has also charged Mr. Cunningham with federal Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution (UFAP).

Anyone with information regarding this individual’s whereabouts should contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta at tel. (404) 577-8477. All calls can remain anonymous and there is a reward through Crime Stoppers.