SAN JOSE – The demise of a 41-year-old San Jose man who died two years after being shot has been dominated a murder by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Workplace, police stated.
Officers initially discovered Martin Cardenas affected by a minimum of one gunshot wound on the 700 block of East Mission Road within the early morning hours of July 14, 2016, stated San Jose police Sgt. Enrique Garcia in a information launch Friday. Cardenas was handled at an space hospital and launched.
Garcia stated patrol officers recognized Jesse Michael Jimenez, 22, of San Jose, as a suspect within the case. Jimenez was finally arrested on an tried homicide warrant and booked into county jail in January 2017.
On Oct. 19, 2018, Cardenas was admitted to a Monterey County hospital, the place he died six days later, Garcia stated.
Garcia stated the coroner’s workplace reviewed the details of the case and dominated the style of demise a murder on Feb. 2.
The tried homicide cost Jimenez was booked on might be amended to homicide, Garcia stated. The suspect stays in custody.
Garcia stated police are counting Cardenas’ demise as town’s fifth murder of the yr.
Anybody with details about the case can contact San Jose police Detective Sgt. John Cary or Detective Elizabeth Ramirez at 408-277-5283.
These wishing to stay nameless can depart a tip with Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at 408-947-STOP (7867) or