Rex/Shutterstock/ Courtesy of Instagram http://www.cnn.com/2016/09/23/us/la-actor-body-found/?iid=ob_lockedrail_topeditorial Richard Hong was found dead in a Los Angeles home being rented by George Stroumboulopoulos, a Canadian TV and radio personality, according to Los Angeles Police. Hong, 41, was the apparent victim of a burglary attempt, police said. "The victIm was a dear friend of mine, who was staying at my place while I was away. I am heartbroken. " Stroumboulopoulos wrote on Facebook. He said he was in New York at the time and is returning to Los Angeles. Police found Hong's body after they responded to a 911 call around 2 a.m. Friday. Witnesses saw a man dressed in a black jacket fleeing from the scene, according to LAPD Officer Jenny Houser. "There's so much to say but I'm at a loss for words so just love your people and I will have more to say when we know more about what happened," Stroumboulopoulos said in his Facebook statement. In 2013, Stroumboulopoulos hosted a one-hour talk show on CNN.