Police investigating 2 homicides in Mesa

- Police say they are investigating two homicides in Mesa that happened within the past 12 hours.

Mesa police say the first homicides happened at around 8:00 p.m. Thursday, when officers responded to the 300 block of E. 8th Drive, and found a 31-year-old man dead and an injured 45-year-old woman. The woman was treated for her injuries and released.

Police say the male suspect is still outstanding and all parties are known to each other.

The second homicide happened at about 3:30 a.m. on Friday when officer discovered a 19-year-old man dead, on the 1400 block of S. Stapley Drive.

On Friday afternoon, Mesa Police identified the victim of the incident that happened Thursday night as Jorge Alcantar, 31, and the victim of the incident that took place Friday morning as Christian Camarena, 20.

No suspects were found and the investigation is ongoing.

Police believe the homicides are not related to one another.

This is a breaking story. Stay with FOX 10 Phoenix for more information.


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