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Tuesday February 19th, 2019 :: 07:23 p.m. PST

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* 2nd UPDATE* "IN CUSTODY" #LASD Suspect Manuel Berryman Arrested for Lancaster Homicide that occurred on 01/22/19

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide investigators have advised that suspect, Manuel Berryman, has been arrested.  Today, Tuesday February 19, 2019, at approximately 12:00 p.m., he turned himself in to authorities at Lancaster Station. 

Suspect Berryman had an arrest warrant issued for his involvment in an assault that resulted in the death of a 61 year old man, on January 3, 2019, at a local fast food restaraunt in Lancaster.    

The suspect has been booked for Murder and is being held in lieu of $2,000,000 bail.     


Written by:
Deputy Marvin Crowder
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-229-1700


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***UPDATE*** 
Mr. Manuel Berryman is possibly driving an older model silver Chrysler 300 and he also frequents the Lancaster area. 
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PHOTO: #LASD Detectives Seek Public’s Help Locating Person Wanted for Questioning in Lancaster Homicide

 Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau Detectives are seeking assistance in locating 38 year old Manuel Berryman (pictured), a resident of California City, CA.  Berryman is described as a Male African American, 6 feet tall, weighing 300 pounds with brown hair and eyes.   

He is wanted for questioning regarding the murder of 61 year old Frank Borsotti that occurred January 3, 2019 at a Lancaster fast food restaurant on the 43600 block of 10th Street West. 

If you have any information, please call (323) 890-5500.  If you wish to remain anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), using your smartphone by downloading the “P3 MOBILE APP” on Google play or the App Store, or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org  
 
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Original Press Releases:
- January 3, 2019:  6:36 p.m. PST
 
 
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau Detectives are continuing to investigate the death of a person. The incident occurred on Thursday, January 3, 2019 at approximately 12:45 p.m. on the 43000 block of 10th Street West in Lancaster. 
    
Detectives have learned that at approximately 12:45 p.m., Lancaster Station deputies responded to the 43000 block of 10th St West, Lancaster at the “Jack in the box” parking lot, regarding an assault that had just occurred.    
    
Upon the deputies arrival, they found the victim on the ground suffering from obvious trauma. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
    
The suspect is a male black, who was last seen as the passenger in a champagne colored 4 door sedan, which was last seen headed northbound on 10th Ave West, Lancaster.
    
Homicide Detectives are looking for any additional witnesses who may have been at the scene at the time of the incident.

The motive is unknown at this time.

The investigation is still ongoing.
  
 
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Original Press Release:

DATE: 
Thursday January 3, 2019  
                           
TIME:  12:45 p.m.
                              
LOCATION:  43600 Block of 10th Street West, Lancaster        
 
VICTIM: Male Adult
 
SUSPECT:  Unknown
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Hoglund
 
NARRATIVE:
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are responding to investigate the death of a man. The incident occurred on Thursday January 3, 2019, at approximately 12:45 p.m., on the 43600 block of 10th Street West, Lancaster.     

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

There is no additional information available at this time.
 
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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
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Los Angeles California 90012
213-229-1700
  
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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
 

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