Anaheim PD arrests man on suspicion of killing 70-year-old woman in home


The Anaheim PD has arrested a man on suspicion of killing a 70-year-old woman in her home.

APD officers responded to a call around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20 about a man attacking a woman at 1268 N. Siesta St., according to an APD news release issued Wednesday, Nov. 21.

When officers arrived at the home, they found the deceased body of Anaheim resident Lucinda Louise Palma, 70, inside, and took Michael Carl Hallgren, 64, into custody.

Hallgren has been booked at the Anaheim Detention Facility on suspicion of murder and his bail is set at $1 million.

Homicide detectives have launched an investigation, but the cause of Palma’s death has not yet been released.