Reynoldsburg police obtained arrest warrants Monday for two men suspected of murdering a man whose body was found last summer in an abandoned car.
Reynoldsburg police obtained arrest warrants Monday for two men suspected of murdering a man whose body was found last summer in an abandoned car in Reynoldsburg.
Police Lt. James O'Neil said extradition proceedings have started to bring Antonio Martinez-Nunez back to Ohio to face charges in Franklin County in the death of Omar Armando Casillas-Castenado. His decomposed body was found Aug. 21 in a car parked in at the Rosehill Plaza apartment complex on Rosehill Road.
According to a press release from the Reynoldsburg Division of Police, federal agents detained Martinez-Nunez, at the U.S.-Mexico border on Sunday, Feb. 21, because of an alert put in place by authorities investigating the murder.
The second man, Miguel Ahumada, is believed to be in Mexico.
According to police, Casillas-Castenado, 36, was a native of Mexico who was in this country illegally. He was known locally as Jose Huerta and "Pepe."
O'Neil said the murder of Casillas-Castenado appears to be drug-related.
For more on this story, see the Feb. 25 edition of ThisWeek Reynoldsburg.