The Davis Police Department was dispatched to 945 J Street for a dead body, on Saturday. The officers found a 42-year-old deceased male on his bedroom floor. The victim’s name is being withheld pending positive identification by the Yolo County Coroner’s Office.
Police arrested 36-year-old James Elrond Ming for the alleged murder later that night. According to a press release, detectives believe Ming used his hands to strangle and kill the victim, but a formal autopsy is pending. The investigation is ongoing and no further details are being released at this time.
– Angela Swartz