Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date October 16, 2002
Contact Sergeant Ed Blevins
Phone (909) 320-8015
Fax (909) 320-8043


Second Suspect Arrested in Murder of Teen

Riverside, Ca-  On October 15, 2002, investigators with the Riverside Police Departmentís Homicide and Gang units and officers with Riverside County Probationís Gang and Warrant Team, arrested Zeus Serrano in connection with the murder of thirteen (13) year old Markess Lancaster on October 5, 2002.  Serrano, a former Riverside resident and admitted gang member, was arrested upon leaving his home in Perris.  Serrano, twenty (20) years old was booked into Riverside County Jail for murder, possession of a loaded firearm and violation of probation.

Anyone with information concerning the shooting on October 5, 2002, is encouraged to contact Detective Terry Meyer at (909) 320-8003.