Suspect in Pinoy RN's murder nabbed in Houston

By JV Villar, ABS-CBN North America Bureau

October 7, 2013

PEARLAND, Texas–Damien Lucas Salinas, the 23-year-old murder suspect was arrested last Friday and charged with the murder of 51-year-old nurse Junario “John” Rosas. 

Rosas was found beaten to death inside his Pearland, Texas bedroom last week. 

Salinas’ girlfriend Courtney King was arrested last week and charged with felony tampering with evidence and arson in connection to Rosas’ death. 

Friends of Rosas who declined to reveal their identities say they noticed he did not report to work two weeks ago and went to his home shortly after where they discovered the suspects had robbed many of his belongings. 

Police did find the suspects cellphone which led to their arrest. 

Rosas’ remains will be cremated next week and sent to relatives in Chicago. His ashes will be then sent to the Philippines in January.

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