The body found inside the Hollywood home of George Stroumboulopoulos has been identified as Richard Hong. Hong, a former CBC Host and actor, was a friend of Stroumboulopoulos and was staying at his LA residence.
Hong is described by friends as someone who loved life and lived it to the fullest, with a passion for music, surfing, and his friends.
The Los Angeles Police Department have said that Hong died from blunt force trauma and that there was a suspect seen at the home fleeing on foot. Stroumboulopoulos was in New York City at the time of the incident and posted a statement after the news saying he was on his way to LA. Local Police are still investigating the crime.