Suspect in Hollywood stabbing had history of mental illness, arrests

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Kinnear allegedly jumped on Calderon and fatally stabbed her. Kinnear was charged with murder last week and pleaded not guilty. In the wake of the slaying, Los Angeles Police Department officials and local prosecutors have defended their handling of Kinnear. They said they aggressively pursued him and sought the maximum punishment available under the law. But some officials said the case illustrates how chronic offenders with mental problems can slip through the cracks until it is too late. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-hollywood-killing-20130626,0,79455.story