Man arrested in first Mendota homicide in two years

September 15, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Mendota police have arrested a suspect in the city's first homicide in two years.

Investigators say 59-year-old Miguel Valencia was stabbed outside the Mendota market Wednesday night. He was flown to Community Regional Medical Center, and died from his injuries on Friday.

Saturday night, officers arrested 56-year-old Darcy Harper on murder charges. Police say he was arrested in connection to Mendota's first homicide since September of 2011.


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