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UPDATE: Suspect plead guilty to October homicide

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Adan Jesus Medina (left) Alexis Noe Medina-Luna (right) Adan Jesus Medina (left) Alexis Noe Medina-Luna (right)

Two men pleaded guilty to an October homicide on the South Side.

On Tuesday, Adan Jesus Medina-Luna and Alexis Noe Medina-Luna pleaded guilty to negligent homicide, a class four felony, in the death of Jimmain Middleton.

Adan has a prior felony conviction from 2014.

Adan could be sentenced to a maximum of 7.5 years and Alexis 3.75 years.

Sentencing is scheduled for July 16.


Written by Jessica Prettyman

Police have arrested 21-year-old Alexis Noe Medina-Luna and 30-year old Adan Jesus Medina in relation to the death of Jimmain Middleton. The two were identified persons of interest in the homicide investigation. 

Police responded to an incident Sunday night, Oct. 1, Alexis and a male family member were involved in an altercation inside a home in the 700 Block of W. Valencia Road.

The brawl later moved into the street where the family member was hit by a vehicle that then fled the scene. The man was taken to the hospital where he remains with serious injuries.

Alexis was arrested later that night with charges of Domestic Violence/Aggravated Assault with a Dangerous Instrument and Domestic Violence/ Aggravated Assault.

He was released from jail not long after.

Investigating deeper, detectives from the TPD Domestic Violence Unit, came to learn that Alexis and the male family member were in the area earlier that night on 3600 block of E. Ellington Pl. where Jimmain Middleton was found with fatal injuries.

Tuesday, Oct. 4, Alexis was located and arrested for first-degree murder related to the death of Middleton.

Alexis now remains in Pima County Jail

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