A 34-year-old male was charged Tuesday, Aug. 20, with killing his mother in the Laguna Coastline mobile residence where they both lived.
Matthew Bryson McDonald was billed with murder, together with a sentencing improvement for the personal use of a harmful tool. He is being hung on $1 million bail.
The slaying of Megan Estes Hampton was reported to the Laguna Beach Cops Department at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, after neighbors discovered her dead inside the home in the Laguna Balcony Mobile Park community at 30802 Shore Highway, throughout the street from the Montage Hotel.
“Next-door neighbors heard shrieking and screaming as well as went in to examine the lady and also discovered her deceased,” Farinella said on Sunday. “They gave us a description of a guy that might have been household who had actually been remaining with her.”
The neighbors also explained the lorry McDonald may have been driving, as well as around midday Orange Area Sheriff’s replacements drew him over in San Clemente and took him into safekeeping. Farinella said Hampton was well-known by her neighbors as well as appears to have actually stayed in the mobile