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Tucson police arrest suspect in October slaying of Linda Mendibles

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Published: May. 19, 2022 at 8:40 AM MST|Updated: May. 19, 2022 at 10:37 AM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A suspect has been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting in Tucson in October 2021.

The Tucson Police Department said 70-year-old Linda Marie Mendibles died as a result of a gunshot wound Oct. 20. It happened near West 18th Street and South Frontage Road.

Detectives from the TPD identified the suspect as 17-year-old Fabian Kristyan Montiel and obtained a warrant for his arrest on Wednesday, May 18.

Montiel was booked into the Pima County Jail/Adult Detention Complex and is being held on a $1 million bond for his warrant for first-degree murder.

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