Cold case

Pinal County deputies make an arrest in a 15-year-old cold case murder.

FLORENCE — Pinal County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a suspect in a 15-year-old homicide.

Pinal County Sheriff's detectives have made an arrest in the 2007 murder case. Oscar Tejeda-Mejia, 59, was arrested in Mexico and extradited to the U.S. with the help of the U.S. Marshals Service and Interpol on suspicion of first degree murder in the 2007 death of 37-year-old Arturo Martinez.

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Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa is a reporter covering the city of Casa Grande and the surrounding area, as well as Central Arizona College. She can be reached at sadams@pinalcentral.com.

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