Suspect in Manteca murder arrested

local@modbee.comJune 26, 2013 

— San Joaquin County sheriff's detectives arrested a man in connection with a homicide in Manteca over the weekend.

Michael Lawrence, 51, was shot to death at a home in the 800 block of East Williamson Road on Saturday night.

The Sheriff's Department announced Tuesday that detectives arrested Michael Lee Roessler, 23, on suspicion of murder and conspiracy in connection with the shooting.

Police did not release any details about the shooting or the suspected motive.

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