Police Searching for Unidentified Man in Murder of Paula Sladewski

Police are searching for a new person of interest in the murder of Paula Sladewski, the aspiring model who was found burned to death in a dumpster in North Miami-Dade after traveling to Miami for a Lady Gaga concert New Year's Eve.

Surveillance video from that weekend shows Sladewski leaving Club Space alone. Boyfriend Kevin Klym said he was kicked out of Space after getting in a verbal fight with Sladewski and he hadn't seen her since. 

Now North Miami Police Lt. Neal Cuevas tells FoxNews.com police are searching for an unidentified man who witnesses say Sladewski was seen with shortly after she left Space. He's identified only as a "black male." 

Public suspicion remains on Klym now that an ex-boyfriend has come forward to corroborate her step-father's story that she had sent text messages saying she thought Klym was going to kill her. Fox News also reports Klym was charged in 2008 for cocaine possession.


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