The man who was found dead under suspicious circumstances on Thursday in Spring Valley has been identified.
Stanford Roy Johnson, born February 19, 1961, was found in a home in the 9000 block of Lemon Street at about 6 a.m. on Thursday. The San Diego County Medical Examiner has determined the cause of death to be multiple stab wounds.
In addition, during the execution of the search warrant by Homicide investigators, more than 150 pounds of marijuana and more than $36,000 in cash were discovered in the residence.
The Narcotics Task Force responded to the scene and seized the marijuana and cash. A suspect has not been identified and the investigation is ongoing, said Lt. Glenn Giannantonio, who did not disclose a suspected motive for the slaying.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Detail at (858) 974-2321. After hours call (858) 565-5200 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-TIPS(8477).