Spring Valley, CA–The Medical Examiner’s Office released the identity of a 29-year-old woman found stabbed to death in a parking lot of an apartment complex in Spring Valley on Thursday.
The victim was identified as Ericka Joyce Wilson of Spring Valley. The suspect who was arrested in the incident, 29-year-old Kandynn Taylor Wilson, was married to the victim, but estranged. He was booked into the San Diego Central Jail for one count of murder.
Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched at around 11:55 p.m. to an apartment in the 1600 block of Canyon Drive for a report of a woman calling for help. When deputies arrived, they found the woman unresponsive in the parking lot. She had traumatic injuries to her body, according to authorities. Deputies and firefighters conducted lifesaving measures on the woman, but she died of her injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The motive is still under investigation.