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Friday, March 16, 2012

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Los Angeles:  On March 15, 2012, 72-year-old Los Angeles resident George Larry Hill was arrested and booked by detectives from Robbery-Homicide Division for the murder of Channa “China” Kincade.

The victim, a 41-year-old female Black, was reported missing on April 5, 2009, by her family.  At the time of her disappearance, Kincade was involved in a relationship with Hill, at the time, a 69-year-old male. Detectives conducted numerous interviews of Kincade’s family and friends during the investigation, leading them to believe that she was the victim of foul play.

Blood evidence gathered during the investigation by LAPD's Missing Persons Unit and Robbery-Homicide Division revealed Kincade was murdered and her body disposed of.  The investigation concluded that Hill was a suspect in this crime.

On March 15, 2012, Hill, the primary suspect in the investigation was arrested and booked by detectives from Robbery-Homicide Division for the murder of Channa Kincade and is currently being held on $1 million bail.

To date, Kincade's body has not been discovered, and detectives have not uncovered the motive for the crime.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call Robbery-Homicide Division Detectives George Diaz or Dan Meyers at 213-486-6890. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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