Kaelyn Michael Tarin, a 19-year-old Latino, was found dead Sunday, Jan. 17 in the 4700 block of North Figueroa Street in Highland Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly after noon, Tarin was found with multiple gunshot wounds inside a tent at Sycamore Grove Park, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department and coroner's records.
Tarin was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:12 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Police said the motive for the killing remains unknown.
Anyone with information is asked to call Northeast Division Det. Lunchuk and Officer Watterson at (323) 561-3421. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
Bryan Wilfredo Najarro, a 24-year-old Latino, was fatally stabbed Wednesday, Dec. 16, near Avenue 59 and North Figueroa Street in Highland Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 2:30 a.m., LAPD patrol officers responded to a call of a stabbing and found Najarro suffering from multiple stab wounds, said LAPD Det. Ryan Watterson.
Najarro was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:38 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
A preliminary description from witnesses indicated that the suspects could be two Latinas in their 30s, who were wearing dark clothing, Watterson said.