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Boyfriend denies any role in slaying of L.A.-area model

January 8, 2010 |  7:48 am

Paula Sladewski, 26

The boyfriend of a Rancho Cucamonga model whose body was found burned inside a Miami-area trash bin said through his attorney that he had nothing to do with the slaying.

Paula Sladewski, a 26-year-old who posed for Playboy, was on vacation in Miami with her boyfriend, Kevin Kylm. He told police the two got separated while at a club. She was found Sunday night, and police used dental records to identify her.

"He's fully cooperating in the investigation,'' Marc Beginin, Klym's attorney, told the Miami Herald. "He's done everything he can do to help locate her prior to the discovery of the death. ... He's devastated and traumatized. He has no involvement whatsoever.''

Miami police had said Wednesday that detectives wanted to talk to Klym.

Sladewski's neighbors in Rancho Cucamonga told KTLA that the model and a man were often heard arguing inside the home.

"You could hear slamming and stuff like that but nothing more than that, and they kept to themselves," said one neighbor who wished to remain unidentified. Officers had been called to the home for domestic disputes, the neighbor said.

Sladewski appeared in the 2003 Playboy movie titled "Playboy: The Ultimate Playmate Search," according to IMDB.

-- Shelby Grad

Photo: Paula Sladewski. Credit: KTLA

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