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

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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Comments () | Archives (15)

Whether the boyfriend killed her, or not, she should have left him and taken training at a gun range and be prepared, in case he started stalking her. She was probably too scared to leave him. Sad.

Here we go again....

"He had no involvement" that's lawyer speak for this suspect killed and burned her body. No stranger would bother trying to burn a body that's the work of someone who knew her and wanted to hide evidence. That's something very personal.

I'm predicting that this slimeball Kevin Kylm had some involvement.

Fully cooperating means talking to the Miami police or doesn't his attorney get that.

as reported in the miaminewtimes.com, Sladewski sent text messages about Klym to the ex-boyfriend that read, "help me, I'm in trouble, he's trying to kill me." Though, it's not clear if any of those texts were sent while the pair were on vacation in Miami.

All signs point to the murderer Kevin Klym.

Come on, I will not be surprized if this guy is guilty.

sMART MAN... Forensic clues were burnt away & now he's co operating with police... I wonder he knows the trick of squeezing your sphincter when taking a lie detector test to throw it off

Innocent until PROVEN guilty! Everyone was CONVINCED that JayCee Dugrads step father killed her all those years ago, alas she was alive and HAD been taken by a stranger, just as he had said.

RIP, she was beautiful.

I don't understand why these "models" persist in dating these type of guys? RIP.

Hhhhm, sending a text message could suggest a clever way of him useing her phone after the murder. I mean how hard is it if he used it. Besides I wonder if they can pin-point the origin of the text message?

I'm still amaze that people kill each other and think they could get away from it. I mean, what's the thinking mechanism behind it?

The sphincter thing doesn't work anymore. that was old times. Now they have voice stress analysis. Everyone wants to believe he did it. It's too soon to tell. Miami is a crazy place and anything can happen. I've seen cases where people have decapitated bodies for the weirdest of reasons. So it could be the BF or some random person who doesn't want to get caught.

They already know th guy she left with, read the Miami paper. It's NOT the boyfriend......

what a waste, she was so pretty. rest in peace......

of course he killed her, he broke her nose a month ago, she said he was trying to kill her, he admits they had a fight, and he burned the body, her only fault was picking such a psycho boyfriend in the first place and now she has paid the ultimate price.

thats some thing!


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