Man Arrested for Murdering Woman and Injuring her Five-Year Old Boy in Vallejo

VALLEJO (KRON) — A woman is dead, her five-year old son seriously injured, after police say they were attacked inside their Vallejo home early Saturday morning.

Police showed up at the home on Marin Street west of Sonoma Blvd. just before 2:00 a.m. When they arrived they found the little boy and his mother both seriously injured from an assault. The mother died on the way to the hospital but the little boy is expected to survive his injuries.

Detectives talked with neighbors and other witnesses and identified a suspect, 43-year old Daryl Wakefield. Patrol officers say they found Wakefield walking on a street in East Vallejo at about 8:40 a.m. and took him into custody.

Investigators sday Wakefield did know the victims but aren’t speculating on a possible motive.

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