Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

News

Woman Accused Of Bludgeoning Boyfriend To Death With Canned Food

canned_food.jpg
Linda Jackson has been charged with one count of murder (Photo by Tommy Atthi via Shutterstock)
Before you read more...
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your tax-deductible financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.


A woman has been accused of using canned food to bludgeon her boyfriend to death on Tuesday.Linda Clarene Jackson, 59, has been charged with murdering David Ruiz, 59, in her home in the 40000 block of 164th Street East in Lake Los Angeles on Tuesday, KTLA reports. Authorities allege that she used a can of chicken broth, a can of carrots and a can of peas in the killing, according to NBC LA.

Jackson was arrested two days after the attack and has been charged with one count of murder. She faces life in prison if convicted. Jackson has a prior charge for making criminal threats that dates back to 2005.