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Kelly Ann Hackett, 41

Kelly Ann Hackett, a 41-year-old white woman, was found dead Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in the 1700 block of Orchid Avenue in Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's records.

Shortly after 8 p.m., officers were called to an apartment after Hackett's roommate came home and found her unresponsive, said Los Angeles Police Det. Sean Kinchla.

Coroner's records show that Hackett died from strangulation and suffocation.

Ty Jordan Pittman, a 22-year-old black man, has been charged with murder, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.

Police said that Pittman, a transient, was an acquaintance of Hackett's. 

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (213) 382-9470. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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