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Verdict reached in Quintero murder trial

The verdict is in for Oscar Quintero, the man who murdered the mother of his children and shot her co-worker.

The jury found Quintero guilty of premeditated first-degree murder per domestic violence, attempted first-degree murder and three charges of aggravated assault.

State of Arizona prosecutors said the murder was premeditated throughout the trial and detailed several events that led up to the bloody night at the Somerton Valley Center.

November 5, 2017: Quintero and Medina breakup

November 6, 2017: Sets picture of Medina on fire and sent pictures to Medina family

November 9, 2017: Medina files an order of protection against Quintero.

November 13, 2017: Quintero showed up at Medina family home, claiming he was there to see his daughters

December 20, 2017: Medina’s sister claims Medina showed her a picture of the bed in her and Quintero’s shared home full of rose pedals.

December 24, 2017: Quintero makes video journal of himself talking about ” new chapter ” in his life.

January 2, 2018:

Medina’s sister claims Medina was cooking carne asada with her. Quintero claims he and Medina met up at the park. January 3, 2018:

(approx. 6:30 p.m.) Quintero is seen on security footage looking through windows of Family Dollar searching for Medina.

(approx. 8:00 p.m.) Quintero heads Somerton Valley Center Medina texts Stephanie: “Oscar is blowing up my phone” (approx. 8:30): Oscar confronts Medina and the other victim. Quintero shoots the male victim in the face. Clarissa calls 911. Quintero shoots Clarissa. Quintero runs, finds himself at friend’s home asking to use the phone (10:45 p.m.-11 p.m.) Oscar turns himself in at Somerton-Cocopah Fire Department

KYMA News Team


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