Stepson arrested in Yonkers murder case

(08/10/03) YONKERS - On Sunday, cops arrested 18-year-old Juan Lopez for the murder of his stepfather. Tito Rocancio, 53, was found shot to death last Wednesday in bed inside his home at 584 Warburton Avenue, just north of Trevor Park.

Police found Rocancio dead at his home last Wednesday. They made the discovery after family members contacted them, saying they had not seen him for days. Now, the main suspect in the case is Rocancio's stepson, Juan Lopez, who was arrested Sunday.

Currently, Lopez is behind bars at Yonkers Police Headquarters. He will be arraigned in city court Monday morning. Police did not yet release any motives for the murder.

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