Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department Detectives are investigating an assault that ultimately became a possible homicide. On Saturday, August 22, 2015, between 12:15 a.m. and 12:45 a.m. Los Angeles Police Department officers responded to calls of a brawl at the “Cashmere Club”. The club is in the 1700 block of North McCadden Place.
Officers arrived and discovered Jose Manuel Silva Nieves, 20, of Maywood, had collapsed after being involved in a physical altercation in the club. The Los Angeles Fire Department arrived and transported Mr. Nieves to a local hospital where he was declared brain dead on Sunday, August 23, 2015. The cause of death is pending a determination by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner– Coroner. This case is currently being investigated as a possible homicide.
Anyone with information on this incident should contact West Bureau Homicide investigators at (213) 382-9470. During non-business hours or on the weekends, calls should be directed to the LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to “LAPDOnline.org”, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.