(L.A.) Adrian Rios, 28, Died at a Police Department

Case Number: 2023-04890

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 28-year-old Hispanic male that occurred while in custody of the L.A. Sheriff’s Department at East Los Angeles Station.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Adrian Rios. Born in L.A. County. Mother’s maiden name is Covarrubias.

Brown hair. Blue eyes.

Height: 5 feet 9 inches. Weight: 175 pounds

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Effects of Multiple Drugs

RIP ADRIAN RIOS (November 21, 1994 – May 2, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Tuesday at 11:56 p.m.

The decedent was found dead inside his jail cell at the East Los Angeles Station. He had been arrested earlier that day at around 4:09 p.m. by LASD-ELA Station Patrol.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on September 29, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs.

ELA Station address: 5019 E. Third St., East Los Angeles 90022