January 11, 2018

Was homicide victim attacked because of his alleged history as sex offender? Detectives looking into the possibility

1-9-18 California:

A Los Angeles man who was stabbed more than 50 times and whose body was dumped near Rosamond may have been targeted in the belief that he was a sex offender, according to a search warrant.

The slaying of Roderick White may be connected to comments found on his Facebook page ALLEGING that the 32-year-old was a child molester, Kern County sheriff's Detective Daniel Perez wrote in the warrant. In the years he's worked in law enforcement, the detective wrote, he is aware that convicted or accused sex offenders are sometimes assaulted or killed because of their criminal history.

Perez found a Facebook page that had selfies of White, and he noted comments made in March and April of last year alleging that White was a child molester and listing possible addresses for him in Los Angeles and New York, the warrant states. ..Continued..

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