Odessa man sentenced to life in prison after murdering former roommate in 2015

Odessa man sentenced to life in prison after murdering former roommate in 2015
(Source: Ector County Jail)

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - An Odessa man has been sentenced to life in prison after murdering his former roommate in 2015.

Joshua Carrasco was found guilty for the April 2015 murder of Orlando Mendivil.

Odessa police were called out to the 1600 block of West 7th Street in reference to a gunshot victim, where they found Orlando Mendivil, 27, with a gunshot wound to the head.

Odessa man sentenced to life in prison after murdering former roommate in 2015

Mendivil was pronounced dead at the scene.

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