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UPDATE: OPD Makes Arrest in Connection to Murder

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – Police have arrested a man in connection with an Odessa murder. 

27-year-old Joshua Carrasco was taken into custody on Tuesday night. 

According to a press release, Carrasco shot 27-year-old Orlando Mendivil at a house on the 1600 block of west 7th Street.

He fled the scene before police arrived, but turned himself in later.

Carrasco is facing murder charges.

The investigation is ongoing.

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