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One man dead after being stabbed by coworker

By Corey Salmon,


On March 16, 2023, around 6:00 a.m. officers responded to a stabbing at a business on South Campbell Avenue near East Ajo Way.

The Tucson Police Department (TPD) says when they arrived they located 40-year-old Carlos Jimenez unresponsive with stab wounds.

Jimenez was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital.

Detectives say Jimenez got into an argument with a coworker which led to a fight. During the fight, Jimenez was stabbed and the coworker involved ran away.

TPD identified the coworker as 21-year-old Miguel Elian Martinez. Martinez was booked into the Pima County Jail and charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

According to TPD Martinez is being held on a $500,000 bond.

Corey Salmon is a real-time editor and associate producer for KGUN 9 . He was born in New York but has lived in Tucson for over 10 years. Share your story ideas and important issues with Corey by emailing or by connecting on Instagram , LinkedIn , and Twitter .

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