Homicide victim found in Vallejo marsh identified as Richmond woman

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Police seek public's help in solving murder of Richmond woman
Dayna Jones, 41, of Richmond (Photo courtesy of the Vallejo Police Department)

The victim of a homicide who was found in a Vallejo marsh two weeks ago has been identified as Dayna Jones, 41, of Richmond, according to the Vallejo Police Department.

At around 11:44 a.m. on Jan. 18, Vallejo police responded to a report of a person in the marsh area near the 200 block of Wilson Avenue, near Napa River, police said.

Jones was found deceased in the water, and homicide investigators took over the case. Her identity was withwheld until police could make contact with her family.

The motive and circumstances involving Jone’s murder are under investigation at this time and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Detective Stephanie McDonough (707) 648-5425 or Detective Corporal Ken Jackson (707) 648-4280.