HOUSTON – A man is wanted for his alleged involvement in the brutal murder of a Houston man.

Tony Iwu was found dead in a field in the back of his truck in the 5000 block of South Acres Drive on March 6. Houston police believe Iwu was murdered and set on fire.

Police are searching for 35-year-old Jason Demond Gates, who they believed is involved with Iwu’s murder. Police said they’ve arrested a woman, Mercedes McDonald, in connection with Iwu’s death.

Mercedes McDonald

Gates is described as a black male, about 5-feet 9-inches and 200 pounds. He has tattoos on his arms, neck and face, as well as a large growth on his forehead.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to their arrest.

If you have any information about either suspect, contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS or click here. All tips can be made anonymously.