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Missing Lompoc woman found dead, homicide investigation underway

Posted at 10:18 PM, Jun 09, 2019

A homicide investigation is underway in Lompoc after a missing woman was found dead, according to police.

Lompoc police on Sunday said the body of Eldri Jauch, 74, was found at a home after a witness provided investigators with updated information on the 74-year-old’s possible location.

Police on Thursday said Jauch was last seen around 11 p.m. Tuesday. She was reported missing by her sister.

Next-of-kin has been notified of her death, according to police, who say due to the ongoing investigation, no other information is being released at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Lompoc Police Department at (805) 736-2341.

 Eldri Jauth
Eldri Jauch

Police initially reported the missing woman was Eldri Jauth, but updated the spelling on Sunday to Eldri Jauch.