Tyler J. Dunkle has been arrested in connection with the death of Terri Menendez in Hilliard.
Hilliard Police have arrested 22-year-old Tyler J. Dunkle of 2596 Westham Way for the strangulation death of his mother, 44-year-old Terri Menendez.
Dunkle, a Chillicothe native. was arrested after he was treated for an overdose and released from a local hospital. Dunkle has been charged with one count of murder and will be transported to the Franklin County Jail awaiting arraignment.
At this time the department will release no further details regarding this investigation and will not provide any on-camera interviews unless there are new developments.
Menendez, also a Chillicothe native, was found dead Monday in her two-story town house in Hilliard after her coworkers called police out of concern when she did not show up to work. Dunkle was found unconscious in the home as well.