Music Video Producer Vanished Without A Trace In February
Music video producer Raymond Termaine Collins mysteriously vanished in Compton in February, leaving behind no evidence of what might have happened to him. After months of searching, the city is offering a $10,000 reward to help solve the unsolved disappearance.
Collins, also known as Ray Rich, was last seen around 2 a.m. on February 16, after dropping off his friend, a rapper known as Big Man, at the corner of Alondra Boulevard and Dwight Avenue in Compton. Collins had driven from his home in Chino, where he lives with his family, to discuss making a music video with the rapper, according to the L.A. Times. Roughly an hour later, witnesses reported seeing an unidentified black man get out of Collins' dark gray Toyota Camry, in a different part of town. Collins has not been seen or heard from since.
Foul play is suspected in Collins' disappearance, as all of his bank, phone and social media activity ceased right after he disappeared, according to the L.A. County Sheriff's department. Authorities are now turning to the public for help with any clues about what happened to Collins. On the steps of city hall yesterday, Compton Mayor Aja Brown offered a $10,000 reward for any information that may help solve the mystery.
Collins is described as 5 feet, 11 inches, 160 pounds with brown hair, brown eyes, a mustache and goatee. He has the word 'Ray' tattooed on his right knuckles, and 'Rich' across his left knuckles. He also has 'Blessed' tattooed on the left side of his neck, and 'Annie' tattooed on his left forearm.