Arrest Made In Central Coast Murder

Jun 11, 2019

There’s been in the arrest in the death of a Central Coast woman who disappeared last week. Eldri Jauch of Lompoc was last seen on Tuesday. She was reported missing, and on Sunday a tip led to the discovery of her body at a home. Lompoc Police didn’t release details of the death of the 74 year old woman, but called it a homicide.

Detectives identified a neighbor as a suspect. Melissa Leigh Martin was arrested yesterday, and has been booked on a murder charge. Investigators aren’t talking about a possible motive.