Two Detained in Connection with Midland Murder Investigation
In the early hours of Monday morning, October 9, 2023, Midland police responded to a distress call at 4508 N. Big Spring Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered the lifeless body of 25-year-old Raul Ortega behind a local convenience store. Preliminary investigations suggest that Ortega was beaten to death.
Authorities swiftly apprehended two suspects in connection with the murder. Carlos Diaz Jr., 22, and Angel Alvarado, 19, have been taken into custody and are currently being held at the Midland County Detention Center.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing, and law enforcement officials are urging anyone with information related to the case to come forward and assist in the inquiry. Further details regarding the motive or circumstances surrounding the tragic event have not been released at this time.