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Southland Model Slain in Miami
In a case oddly reminiscent of model Jasmine Fiore, 26-year-old Paula Sladewski was found "burned beyond recognition" inside a Miami trash bin Sunday night, according to the LA Times. The Rancho Cucamonga model was traveling with her boyfriend, who told police they got separated at a club before he reported her as missing on Monday. Her boyfriend, 34-year-old Kevin Klym, and her apparently got into a fight at the club when the bouncer kicked him out, according to the Miami New Times. He took a taxi back to the hotel, leaving her inside. "He's considered a person of interest as would anyone who last saw her alive," said North Miami police spokesman Lt. Neal Cuevas to the Miami Herald.
Neighbors told KTLA that the two often fought and court records show that domestic violence charges were filed against her last June, found the Herald.
The police report stated her job as a stripper and she appeared in one Playboy video. Her remains could only be identified through dental records.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.