On 8/14/18 at 6:57 AM, Oceanside Police responded to a call of a non-breather at 530 North Tremont Street. When officers arrived along with Oceanside Fire Department Paramedics the victim was found deceased. The victim, a 77 year old male had sustained trauma to his upper body. The victim was found by his wife when she returned home from her employment at a local nursing home. Oceanside Police Detectives from the departments Crimes of Violence Unit are currently investigating this incident. Anyone who may have any pertinent information regarding this incident is asked to call Detective Ellgard (760) 435-4748
Homicide Update August 15, 2018
The victim in the above case has been identified as John Anthony Roth / WMA/ DOB: 5-23-41(77) / Address: 530 N. Tremont.