Anza woman found shot dead, suspect arrested

A 58-year-old Anza woman is dead and a male suspect in custody after she was fatally shot in the mountain community on Sunday.

Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department were called to a residence on Mitchell Road a little after 3 am on Sunday morning, according to a news release. Deputies arrived to find a female deceased at the location. She was identified as Cherie Mae Lanzisera, 58 years old of Anza.

In the course of the investigation, a suspect was identified. Trent Allen Lightfoot, 50 years old, resident of Anza, was arrested for murder.

This is an active investigation and no additional details were made 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.