Slaying victim John Roth of 530 N. Tremont St. in Oceanside.
Slaying victim John Roth of 530 N. Tremont St. in Oceanside. Photo via Oceanside Police Department

Oceanside police are seeking the public’s help in solving the death of 77-year-old John Roth, found slain August 14 inside his home at 530 N. Tremont St.

Roth was last seen alive at 1 p.m. Aug. 13 by his wife, according to authorities.

Taken from his home was property including jewelry, a brown wooden jewelry box, a black Asus computer and an LG cell phone, police said.

San Diego County Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

Anyone with information on the identity and or location of the person(s) responsible for this murder is asked to call Oceanside Police Department’s Detective Ellgard at (760) 435-4748 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477.

Visit sdcrimestoppers.org for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips.

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