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Kaelyn Michael Tarin, 19

Kaelyn Michael Tarin (2016-01-17)

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.

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