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Posted on: June 8, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Homicide



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Homicide
Station Area:Anza
Written Date:June 7, 2020Time:10:00 PM
Incident Date:June 7, 2020Time:3:08 AM
Incident Location:56000 Block of Mitchell Rd., Anza
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Rick Espinoza, Central Homicide Unit
File Number(s):D201590011


On Sunday, June 7, 2020, at 3:08 AM, deputies from the Hemet Station responded to a call of a female suffering from a gunshot wound at a residence in the 56000 Block of Mitchell Rd, in the unincorporated area of Anza.    

Upon arrival, the deputies located a female deceased at the location, she was identified as Cherie Mae Lanzisera, 58 years old of Anza. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation. In the course of the investigation, a suspect was identified and arrested. Trent Allen Lightfoot, 50 years old, resident of Anza, was arrested for murder. 

This is an active investigation and no additional details are currently available. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages anyone with information regarding the incident to contact Central Homicide Investigator Sandoval at (760) 770-2236 or (951) 955-2777.

Trent Allen Lightfoot

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