CHATSWORTH (CBS) — Police said a 58-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his girlfriend in his Chatsworth apartment.

David Pearson went to the Topanga Area Community Police Station Tuesday and allegedly confessed to the killing, according to authorities.

When officers went to the apartment located in the 92600 block of Topanga Canyon they found the body of 62-year-old Kristen Hyde.

A motive for the killing is not known.

Pearson is being held in lieu of $1 million bail.

Anyone with more information on the killing is asked to contact homicide detectives N. Pilor or B. Pogue at (818) 756-4820.

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