Gang Member Accused of Murder Has Hearing Postponed

Angel Nunez was arrested in Imperial Beach Oct. 1 for a murder that took place in Chula Vista.

A preliminary hearing was postponed Tuesday to March 26 for a gang member accused of fatally stabbing a man in Chula Vista last year.

When a preliminary hearing is held, a judge will decide whether there's enough evidence to order Angel Michael Nunez to stand trial.

Nunez, 21, is charged with murder in the September death of 22-year-old Chula Vista resident Juan Navarro, who was stabbed multiple times near the 1600 block of Hilltop Drive.

The victim was with a companion around 6 p.m. Sept. 25 when the defendant pulled up with several others in a white vehicle and got out to attack Navarro, Chula Vista police said. The motive was unclear.

Nunez was arrested in Imperial Beach Oct. 1 by members of the San Diego Regional Fugitive Task Force. Authorities have not said what led them to identify Nunez as a suspect.

The defendant has been held without bail at the George Bailey Detention Facility since his arrest.


– City News Service

Camille Grace February 26, 2013 at 08:17 PM
Fantastic! Keep up the great work, Good Guys!


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