Three arrested in death of Chula Vista man found in moving vehicle

Posted at 4:56 PM, May 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-04 21:01:57-04

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) - Police have arrested three people in the death of a man found slumped over the steering wheel of his still moving vehicle.

Chula Vista Police arrested Britney Canal, 29, of Chula Vista, Cesar Alvarado, 39, of National City, and Michael Pedraza, 27, of San Diego, in the murder of 59-year-old Mario Serhan.

Witnesses found Serhan slumped over the steering wheel of his vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound to the head just before 1 p.m. on April 11. The vehicle was coasting through the intersection of Industrial Blvd. and L St. before it collided with a storage business, police said.

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Police interviewed witnesses at the scene, and collected video footage and evidence to identify the three suspects.

Canal, Alvarado, and Pedraza have been charged with murder and are now in custody.

The investigation into Serhan's murder is ongoing, though, and police ask anyone with information to call 619-691-5151.