Over the past week, Detectives have continued to work this death investigation. Yesterday evening, October 10, 2017, Allan Fredrick Lindstrom, age 51, was arrested and charged with one count of 2nd Degree Murder, ARS 13-1104. The victim has been identified as Sharon Vaulding, age 50.
Lindstrom originally reported finding the victim not breathing on the evening of October 2, 2017. When officers arrived at the scene, she was clearly deceased and the cause of death was undetermined. The case was examined by the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office and ruled a homicide. The information from the Medical Examiner indicated that victim had been stabbed and beaten. Detectives linked physical and DNA evidence to Lindstrom leading to his arrest.
Lindstrom did not provide statements about the crime and has been booked for the listed charge.
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