Murder Was the Case: L.A. Homicide No. 166, Bullet-Ridden Body Discovered by Police in Vermont-Slauson Neighborhood

A call about a suspicious person sleeping in a car parked on the 1000 block of West 60th Street led to a gruesome discovery by police on July 17.

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Police discovered the bullet-ridden body of 29-year-old Michael Allen about 5:20 p.m. on Friday night in the Vermont-Slauson neighborhood. Strangely, his body was covered and his feet were resting on the steering wheel. The car had been parked at the location for at least 24 hours. No word yet on who owned the vehicle. Anyone with information should contact South Bureau Homicide at (213) 485-4341.


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