VALLEJO — Police on Wednesday released the name of the woman authorities suspect was killed early Saturday by a state parolee.
Officers were called at 1:52 a.m. Saturday to the 2000 block of Marin Street in Vallejo. They found several people inside a home who were victims of an assault. Among the victims was 40-year-old Erica Bryan and her 5-year-old son.
The boy was taken to a Bay Area trauma center and was expected to survive, police said Wednesday in a case update. The child remained hospitalized. Bryan died while on her way to the trauma center.
Daryl K. Wakefield, 43, of Vallejo, was identified as the suspect. He was found several hours after the attack and was arrested without incident.
Wakefield was jailed on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, child cruelty that led to injury or death, assault causing great bodily injury, and for a parole hold. He was held without bail.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Vallejo police at 651-7147.
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