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Suspect in Hollywood Stabbing Had Been Arrested 46 Times

walk-of-fame-stabbing-mugHOLLYWOOD, Calif. — The homeless man accused of killing a woman visiting one of Hollywood’s most-famous tourist stops was well known to authorities.

Over the last eight years, Dustin James Kinnear was arrested at least 46 times, including seven arrests for assault with a deadly weapon, according to court records and interviews.

Along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, he had a reputation as an aggressive panhandlers and troublemaker.

His mother said he’s been in and out of mental health treatment facilities since age 5 and suffered from multiple conditions that could make him violent.

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