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Real identity of homeless man killed by LAPD an international mystery
Real identity of homeless man killed by LAPD an international mystery

Like so many residents of Los Angeles' skid row, the homeless man shot and killed by police on Sunday had a complicated past marred by mental illness and crime. That past seemed even more complicated Tuesday, as authorities tried to figure out who exactly the man was. They had initially identified him as Charley Saturmin Robinet, using fingerprints to link him to a man convicted for a 2000 bank robbery in Thousand Oaks. But French authorities came forward late Tuesday and said Robinet is a law-abiding citizen who is "alive and well in France." The man killed during an altercation with police had stolen Robinet's identity and used it to acquire a French passport to...

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