Missing Person Carina Castellanos Found Murdered. Suspect Arrested

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Location: 1000 block of Herndon Street
Event: Missing Person
Case Number: 1606300177

On July 6, 2016, Corpus Christi Police Department Family Violence Detectives obtained a warrant for the arrest of Nigel Green (2/23/86).  The warrants were obtained for Aggravated Assault (Family Violence) where Carina Castellanos was the victim.  The Aggravated Assault had occurred in the 1000 blk of Herndon on June 10, 2016. 

The United States Marshal’s Violent Offender Task Force, out of San Antonio, located and arrested Nigel Green on July 7, 2016.  CCPD Robbery/Homicide Detectives, who were handling the missing person report regarding Carina, went to San Antonio and transported Nigel back to Corpus Christi.  During the interview with Detectives, Nigel confessed to murdering Carina Castellanos.  Nigel Green then led Detectives to a corn field along Interstate 37 and Highway 359 in Mathis, Texas.  In a ditch, bordering the corn field, Detectives found the remains of what we believe is the body of Carina Castellanos.   

Nigel Green was arrested for the Aggravated Assault (Family Violence) warrants and Murder.