McDONOUGH, Ga. -- Police have released information about a person of interest in a McDonough area homicide.

Henry County police are looking for 19-year-old Dexter Deshawn Covington and are hoping the public can help locate him. Covington is described as a black male who is about 5 feet 10 inches tall and 135 pounds. While he is not considered a suspect, Henry County officials warn the public to use caution when approaching Covington.

They add that he may be driving a black 2014 Chevrolet Comaro with a Georgia tag reading RCA 2611.

Anyone who knows Covington's location is asked to contact Detective Rotella at 770-288-8269. He can also be reached at