Press Release: Homicide Charge Filed against Michael Lindgren

Bethlehem, PA

On Monday, August 27, 2012, at 1:15 PM, after consultation with the Northampton County District Attorney’s Office, Michael Lindgren, age 51, was charged with one count of Criminal Homicide in the death of his mother, Shirley Lindgren, age 77.

Shirley Lindgren passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2012. Her death was ruled a Homicide by Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grimm. 

Michael Lindgren was video arraigned before Judge Roy Manwaring III at the Northampton County Central Processing Center in the Northampton County Prison where he is being held on other related charges.

Since the charge is Criminal Homicide, no bail was set. Michael Lindgren was then returned into the custody of Northampton County Prison.

The criminal compliant and affidavit is on file at Judge Manwaring’s Office.


Det. Lt. Mark DiLuzio

Bethlehem Police Department

Criminal Investigation Division




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