Music Video Producer Disappears Under ‘Suspicious Circumstances’ Following Meeting in Compton
Authorities were asking for the public’s help Monday in locating a 29-year-old music video producer who disappeared last month under “suspicious circumstances” after attending a meeting in Compton.
Raymond Tremaine Collins was last seen by family members around 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 15 leaving his residence in Chino, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Family members said Collins was on his way to the Compton area to meet a friend to discuss filming a music video the next day.
Around 2 a.m. the following morning, Collins was seen driving away from the area of Alondra Boulevard and Dwight Avenue in his dark grey, Toyota Camry, the release stated.
About an hour later, witnesses allegedly saw a black man get out of Collins’ vehicle and walk east on Raymond Street and out of view, according to the Sheriff’s Department. Collins car was found parked in the same location on Monday, Feb, 23.
His family and friends have not heard from him since and there has been no activity on Collins’ social media accounts, the release stated.
Collins, who is also known as “Ray Rich,” was last seen wearing dark pants and an unknown colored shirt.
He is 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds and has brown hair, brown eyes, a mustache and a goatee.
Collins also has several tattoos; one depicting the word “Blessed” on the left side of his neck, “Ray” on his right knuckles and “Rich” on his left knuckles. He also has the word “Annie” tattooed on his left forearm.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts was encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau, Detective Brown or Detective Martinez at 323-890-5500.