The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is currently seeking the public’s help locating a fugitive, who is believed to possibly be in Nicaragua, who is charged with strangling and murdering his roommate and co-worker. Henry Nunez-Godinez, 22, is charged with one felony count of murder and faces a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in state prison if convicted.
A $1 million warrant has been issued for his arrest. At the time of the murder, 39-year-old victim Chang-Ho Jung was a sushi chef and the defendant was a restaurant attendant in the same restaurant in Lake Forest. The defendant and the victim were also roommates.
On Dec. 11, 2013, Nunez-Godinez is accused of murdering Jung by strangling him with a cord in their Laguna Hills apartment. The owners of the sushi restaurant discovered the victim’s body after going to check on him when he failed to show up for work.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department began a homicide investigation. Based on the OCSD’s investigation, the defendant was charged with the murder by the Orange County District Attorney on Dec. 26, 2013. A $1 million warrant has been issued for Nunez-Godinez’s arrest, and he continues to be sought by investigators.
It is believed that Nunez-Godinez may have fled to the country of Nicaragua by way of Mexico. Nunez-Godinez’s vehicle, a 2005 Volkswagon, Jetta, black, license plate #6KJM618 has also not been located.
Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know the name of this suspect or have any information that can help solve this crime
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