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For Immediate Release:
February 03, 2015

Media Contact:
Detective Daniel Ferrin

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Homicide
Case #: PD150201041534
Date & Time of Occurrence: 02/01/2015 at approx. 9:21 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 12910 SW 148 Street Road
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Carlos Mario Zuluaga, (W/M)
Subject's DOB: 05/03/1984
Subject's Age: 30
Subject's Address: 12910 SW 148 Street Road
  Miami, Florida
Subject's Charges: Murder 2nd Degree/Deadly Weapon/Aggravated Battery/Attempt
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Carlos Nino, (W/M)
Deceased's DOB: 05/16/1960
Deceased's Age: 54
Deceased's Address: 12910 SW 148 Street Road
  Miami, Florida


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Missing Persons Unit and Homicide Bureau, are investigating a case at 12910 SW 148th Street Road. According to investigators at approximately 11:00 p.m. they responded to a suspicious incident at the residence. According to family members, they were out of the house leaving the victim with his 32 year old nephew. Once the family returned home they discovered the family pets and the victim missing. Further investigation from the family revealed that the family pets were deceased and buried in the rear yard of the residence. At this time the victim’s nephew is being interviewed by detectives in order to determine if he has any information as to the whereabouts of the missing person.

Family members later lead detectives to the area located at SW 12600 Block & SW 14300 Block where a body has been found. The body is yet to be identified and it is unknown if it is of the missing person.

The investigation is ongoing. Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

Update 1: Upon further investigation the body located at SW 12600 & 14300 Block where a body has been found is identified as Carlos Nino.  During the interrogation of the subject, Carlos Mario Zuluaga, he confessed to the killing of Carlos Nino.  The subject was arrested and charged accordingly.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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