LAKE LOS ANGELES – Homicide detectives have arrested a 59-year-old woman in connection with a man found dead in the Lake Los Angeles area Tuesday afternoon, authorities announced.
Linda Jackson of Lake Los Angeles was booked for murder at Lancaster Sheriff’s Station and is being held in lieu of $1 million bail, according to Sergeant Diane Hecht of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of family members, coroner’s officials said Wednesday.
“Deputies from the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station responded to the area shortly after 1:18 p.m. regarding a person injured and bleeding at the location. Upon their arrival, they discovered a… male Hispanic adult bleeding and unresponsive,” the news release states. “The man was pronounced dead at the scene.”
LASD inmate records show Linda Jackson was arrested around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday and booked on suspicion of murder around 3:50 a.m. Wednesday.
Sheriff’s homicide detectives did not reveal Jackson’s relationship, if any, to the victim, or say whether they lived at the same address, nor did they provide specific details of how the man died.
“The victim sustained wounds consistent with an assault,” Sgt. Hecht stated.
No further information was immediately available Wednesday afternoon.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. To remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).
UPDATED 6.18.15: The victim has been identified as 59-year-old David Ruiz. Read our updated story at: AV woman charged with murdering boyfriend with canned foods