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Pedro Castellon Medina extradited back to the United States for San Jose murder on July 23rd, 2012

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On March 27, 2014 Suspect Pedro Medina was extradited back to the United States by US Marshals Service and handed over to San Jose Police Department homicide detectives. Suspect Medina was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail for two counts of murder.

Homicide Commander Lt. Mike Kihmm said, “On behalf of the San Jose Police Department, we would like to thank the Office of the Mexican Attorney-General (PGR) in Mexico and United States Marshals Office for assisting us in the apprehension of this double murder suspect.Pedro Medina was arrested and taken into custody in the area of Guadalajara (Mexico). He was extradited back to the United States yesterday and will now face prosecution for the murder of the two victims.”

San Jose:

The San Jose Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in the City’s most recent homicide case which occurred on July 23rd. San Jose Police Homicide Detectives have identified Pedro Castellon Medina as the suspect responsible for the killings.

Detectives believe that the suspect is either en route or has already arrived in Southern California. Possible destinations in Southern California include Los Angeles, San Fernando, or San Diego. The suspect may possibly be attempting to flee to Mexico.The suspect may use aliases to avoid detection. It is believed that the suspect knows he is wanted.

If the suspect is spotted, citizens are encouraged to call 9-1-1. Citizens should not attempt to apprehend the suspect as he is considered armed and dangerous. The incident in question occurred at approximately 4:21 A.M. on July 23rd. The San Jose Police Department’s 9-1-1 call center received a report of shots being fired in the 300 block of N. 7th Street.

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