Man gets 25 years for fatally stabbing Stephanie Serrano after drinking cleaning fluid at 2014 birthday party

By JORDAN OWEN Chicago Sun-Times Wire A Southwest Side man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for stabbing 18-year-old Stephanie Serrano to death at his roommate’s birthday party in 2014. Adan Montano, 40, pleaded guilty to murder March 15 before Judge Mary Margaret Brosnahan, according to Cook County court records. On the night of … Read more →

WEEK IN REVIEW: Three shot, one stabbed to death in city killings

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor Three men were fatally shot and a woman was stabbed to death in homicides throughout the city last week. Three of the killings happened during indoor disputes, and at least one police called domestic-related. The most recent murder happened when 16-year-old Marquise Harris was shot dead in a … Read more →

Prosecutors: Adan Montano drank cleaning product before stabbing Stephanie Serrano to death

Adan Montano / Photo from Chicago Police BY RUMMANA HUSSAIN Chicago Sun-Times Before killing a teenage guest at his roommate’s birthday party, a Southwest Side man brushed his teeth in front of the victim with the household-cleaning product “Fabuloso” and harassed her and other guests, Cook County prosecutors said. Adan Montano had been acting “strange … Read more →

Adan Montano

Suspected in the Jan. 6, 2014 death of Stephanie Serrano.