UPDATED: Amber Alert Issued For Missing Teen

Eunice Serrato disappeared from her San Ardo home after a double homicide.

UPDATE 9:20 a.m.

An Amber Alert remains in effect this morning for a 16-year-old girl who disappeared from a home where a double homicide occurred this weekend in San Ardo, according to the Monterey County Sheriff's Office.

The bodies of Hector Reyes, 22, and Daniel Fraga, 25, were discovered inside a home at 62240 Railroad Ave. at about 10 p.m. Saturday, according to the sheriff's office.

Detectives discovered the homeowner's daughter, Eunice Serrato, was missing and possibly abducted.

She is about 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighs about 130 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. She has a tattoo on her right middle finger that says "3/10/10." On her back she has one that reads "Love," and "Vellen" is tattooed on her upper right leg. She was wearing a blue and white shirt, pink jacket, blue jeans and sandals when she was abducted.

Investigators believe Serrato's boyfriend and his father are taking her to Mexico in a blue 2000 Chevy Tahoe with California license plate No. 6W54124.

The two men - 39-year-old Juan Manuel Salazar and 19-year-old Juan Manuel Salazar Jr. - were also considered persons of interest in the deaths of Reyes and Fraga, according to the sheriff's office.

Salazar is described as a Hispanic man with brown eyes and long black hair. He is about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 185 pounds. His son has black hair and black eyes. He is around 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has glasses, could have a gunshot wound and is considered armed and dangerous, according to authorities.

Anyone with information regarding the case should call Monterey County sheriff's Detective Brett Speirs at (831) 755-3805.


An Amber Alert has been issued for a 16-year-old Hispanic girl who is believed to have been abducted from San Ardo in Monterey County.

According to the Monterey County Sheriff's Office, Eunice Serrato is 5 feet inches tall, weighs 130 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a blue and white shirt, pink jacket, blue jeans and sandals.

She's also said to have tattoos with the words, "3/10/10" on her right middle finger, "love on back" and "vellen" on upper right leg.

Two suspects are believed involved in her disappereance, reported at 9:45 p.m., July 28.

They are Juan Manuel Salazar, 19, and Juan Salazar Sr., who is in custody.

The young Salazar is described as being 5 feet-8-inches tall, weighing 150 pounds, with brown hair, brown eyes, unknown clothing and possibly wearing eye glasses.

Authorities said he may also have a gun shot wound and should be considered armed and dangerous.

If you have any information about Serrato, please contact the Monterey County Sheriff's Office at 831-385-8312.

Irene Aida Garza-Ortiz August 01, 2012 at 03:09 AM
I agree as well. Keep posting & keeping us in the "know"!
Scott Leasum August 09, 2012 at 07:09 PM
This AMBER ALERT is closed. http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/state&id=8762332
Scott Leasum August 09, 2012 at 07:10 PM
An Amber Alert for Eunice Serrato, 16, was cancelled and her family notified after she turned herself in at 10:30 a.m., the Sheriff's Office said. She was taken into custody along with Juan Manuel Salazar, Jr., 19, and investigators are traveling to San Diego County to return them to Monterey County.
Sheila Sanchez August 09, 2012 at 07:20 PM
Thank you, Scott. We do our best to stay on top of these alerts after they're canceled. Thank you, again.
Tina leann winters February 12, 2013 at 06:31 PM
She to young to go to mexico with her?bf nt gud


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