West Hollywood Sheriff’s deputies reportedly are searching for Abdulla Tario Camran as a possible suspect in the murder of Joie Kinney, whose body was found on Wednesday in a garbage dumpster on Beverly Boulevard.
Lt. David Smith of the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station said he couldn’t confirm the identity of any suspect because the investigation is ongoing. However insiders told WEHOville that deputies are looking for Camran, a homeless man who has been seen often in West Hollywood. A reader emailed WEHOville to say that Camran’s ID card was found in the dumpster.
The body of Kinney, 28, a West Hollywood resident, was found in the dumpster after someone working in a building nearby alerted the Sheriff’s station to the presence of a suspicious character. The dumpster sits behind the now-closed Dominick’s restaurant near the intersection of Beverly and Sherbourne.
Camran, 29, apparently was charged in San Diego in 2014 with making a threat of death or great bodily injury and cruelty to animals in 2014. The resolution of those charges is unclear.
Anyone with information about the Kinney murder is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the Crime Stoppers website.