LAPD Looking for Subject in a Deadly Crash Who Hangs Out in WeHo

Ilya Foks (Facebook)

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department is looking for a man who frequents West Hollywood and is the suspect in the death of a woman in a hit-and-run Thursday.

The man is Iya Foks. He was said to have been driving a BMW westbound on Sunset Boulevard. His car veered into the uncoming lanes and struck the woman’s Toyota.

The LAPD says he then fled on foot when he drove his car into a 61-year old woman walking on the sidewalk.

T Foks is said to be homeless, and he is known to hang out in West Hollywood, Echo Park and Silver Lake.

He is a white man, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. Police said that he has blond hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue collared shirt with a gray sweater, black pants with NBA logos, white and black Jordan brand high top shoes and carrying a brown bag, police said.

Anyone who has seen Foks or knows where he is is asked to call the LAPD’s Central Traffic Division Jose de Leon at (213) 833-3713

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Foks was asked to call Central Traffic Division Detective Jose De Leon at or (213) 833-3713 or 256-4844 213-833-3713 or the Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at (213)833-3746.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at (800-222) 8477 or submitted online at

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1 year ago

It’s Ilya not Iya..used to know him when we were kids:/

Henry E. (Hank) Scott
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Thanks for that. Law enforcement gives his first name as Iya.

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