Orange County sheriff's officials believe Henry Nunez Godinez, who is being sought in connection with a Laguna Hills homicide, may be heading back to his native Nicaragua via Mexico.
(Orange County Sheriff's Department)
Authorities in Orange County announced Friday that they are searching for a 22-year-old man from Nicaragua in connection with a homicide in a Laguna Hills neighborhood earlier in the week.
The incident unfolded Wednesday at 11:30 p.m. when law enforcement officers responded to a home in the 25200 block of Stockport Street for a welfare check, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
Inside the home, police found a dead man and began investigating the incident as a homicide.
On Friday, authorities named Henry Nunez Godinez as a person of interest in the case. Godinez and the deceased man were roommates and co-workers, authorities said.
Orange County authorities said they believe Godinez may be traveling to Nicaragua through Mexico. He was last seen Dec. 7.
Anyone with information is urged to call (714) 647-7046.
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