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A 34-year-old man was charged Tuesday with killing a woman in Huntington Beach.

Antonio Padilla was charged with a single count of murder and was scheduled to be arraigned sometime Tuesday. Padilla, who is being held without bail, listed his occupation as cook, according to jail records.

Police were called about 3 p.m. Saturday to a residence in the 7800 block of Slater Avenue regarding “suspicious circumstances,” according to Jessica Cuchilla, a spokeswoman for the Huntington Beach Police Department.

Police found the body of 60-year-old Gina Lockhart of Huntington Beach in the residence.

Padilla was arrested Sunday.

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