Redondo Beach Teen Found in Mexico Along With Mother, Who’s a Suspect in Deadly Shooting in Carson | KTLA

A woman who evaded arrest for three months in connection with a deadly Carson shooting in April has been taken into custody after authorities found her in Mexico along with her teenage daughter, whose disappearance triggered an Amber Alert, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced Wednesday.

Maricela Mercado and her daughter, 16-year-old Alora Benitez of Redondo Beach, were detained Tuesday in Chihuahua, Mexico and deported to the U.S. after they entered the country illegally, the Sheriff’s Department said.

[Click here for full story]


Teenage girl still missing after man wanted in Carson killing is arrested in Mexico | Los Angeles Times

A man suspected in a Carson homicide was arrested last week in Mexico after a months-long search, but the woman and teenage girl he was believed to be traveling with are still missing, authorities said.

Roman Cerratos, 39, was extradited to Los Angeles on Friday, but charges against him have not yet been filed with the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office, officials said.

[Click here for full story]

AMBER Alert for Calif. Teen Believed to Be with 2 Murder Suspects | People

Police in California have issued a plea to the public for help in their continuing search for a missing 15-year-old girl.

On Thursday, an AMBER Alert was issued in Los Angeles for Alora Benitez, who was last seen with her mother and an adult male.

[Click here for full story]