Police name person of interest in Glendale homicide

GLENDALE, AZ - Glendale police have named a person of interest in the April death of a Glendale man.

Detectives have named Jacob Lee Medina, 28, of Glendale as a person of interest in the death of Fernando "Frankie" Portillo. Portillo was found dead April 18 inside his home.

Medina was last seen by family on April 17, and he has since been reported missing. Police believe he may have traveled out of the state.  

Portillo and Medina had been friends for more than 10 years, police reported, and they were working together at the time of Portillo's death.

If you have any information on the case, you can call Glendale police at 623-930-3173 or Silent Witness at 480-WIT-NESS.

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