Testimony wraps in attempted murder trial

Alex Padilla

EL CENTRO — Jury deliberations are scheduled to begin Friday in the case of a Holtville man accused of the attempted murder of a county Sheriff’s Office deputy in November 2018 in Holtville.

The start of deliberations will follow jury instructions and comes after two days of testimony in the case of defendant Alex Padilla, who faces eight charges in connection to the Nov. 28, 2018, incident.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at jmorales@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3415.

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