Sam Kellerman, brother of boxing analyst Max Kellerman, has been found dead in his Los Angeles home. Media reports suggest boxer James Butler is wanted for questioning in connection with the death.
LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
Monday, October 18, 2004
Los Angeles: On Sunday, October 17, 2004, at about 7:45 p.m., officers from Hollywood Division, responded to a radio call of a citizen who had found a dead body inside an apartment in the 1400 block of Vista Street. The citizen directed the officers to where the body was lying on the floor of the apartment. Paramedics from the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the location and pronounced the victim dead.
Detectives from Hollywood Area Homicide Unit responded and assumed responsibility for the investigation. The detectives learned that the victim was renting the apartment and had recently allowed a guest to stay with him. Since the discovery of the crime, the guest and the victim’s car are missing. The car is a bluish-green, 1993 Cadillac Seville with Texas license plate number J04GHX. The motive for the crime is under investigation.
The victim has been identified as Sam Kellerman, 29 years of age.
Anyone with information that may help in this investigation is urged to contact Detectives from the Hollywood Area Homicide Unit at 213-972-2910 or 213-972-2912. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour, toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).
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