By Gina Yarbrough
SOLANA BEACH–The Medical Examiner’s Office has released the name of an adult male found dead Friday at a Solana Beach residence.
The Medical Examiner conducted the autopsy Sunday and has identified the victim as 64-year-old Thomas Merriman of Solana Beach. The victim’s family has been notified of his death.
The Medical Examiner’s Office will continue to investigate the cause and manner of Merriman’s death.
A 37-year-old woman was arrested Friday afternoon in connection with the murder of Merriman at a home in Solana Beach.
Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 100 block of Nardo Avenue to check the welfare of an adult male. Due to the circumstances, Sheriff’s Department detectives obtained a search warrant for the residence and found the body of a man.
Detectives arrested Jade Sasha Janks for the murder of Merriman. She was booked into Vista Detention Facility for one count of murder.