Jul 30, 2014

West Hollywood Stabbing Suspect and Victim ID'd

The two were reportedly intimate roommates.

West Hollywood Stabbing Suspect and Victim ID'd

Originally posted at 6:04 p.m. March 31, 2014. 

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies have identified the man suspected of stabbing his West Hollywood roommate to death as Andre Damiane Davids, 36.

Davids remains in custody in lieu of $1 million bail. Investigators believe he stabbed Kurtland Ma, 34, in what may have been a murder-attempted suicide. Earlier, a deputy in the West Hollywood station said Davids “appeared to have taken a large amount of pills”

The two men were apparently intimate, Deputy Crystal Hernandez said Sunday.

A press release issued today offered no further details.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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 website  http://lacrimestoppers.org


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