Victim Joe Baines
Los Angeles- On August 12, 2020, at approximately 11:50 p.m., Newton Patrol officers responded to a radio call of a deceased person in the east-west alley south of the 200 block of West 60th Street. The investigation revealed the that decedent was run over by a vehicle. The driver failed to render aid and identify him or herself as required by law. There currently is no description of the vehicle or driver.
The 50-year old decedent is identified as Joe Baines of Los Angeles.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Juan Campos, Central Traffic Division Detectives at (213) 833-3713 or the Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at (213) 486-3713.