A Canadian actor Richard Hong was
found dead in a Los Angeles home
being rented by George
Stroumboulopoulos, a Canadian TV
and radio personality, according to
Los Angeles Police. Hong, 41, was the apparent victim of a burglary attempt, police said.
"The victIm was a dear friend of
mine, who was staying at my place
while I was away. I am heartbroken.
"Stroumboulopoulos wrote on
Facebook. He said he was in New
York at the time and is returning to Los Angeles.
Police found Hong's body after they
responded to a 911 call around 2
Witnesses saw a man dressed in a
black jacket fleeing from the scene,
according to LAPD Officer Jenny
"There's so much to say but I'm at a
loss for words so just love your
people and I will have more to say
when we know more about what
happened," Stroumboulopoulos said in his Facebook statement.
In 2013, Stroumboulopoulos hosted a one-hour talk show on CNN.