(L.A.) Amelia Salehpour, 18, Died from Drugs

Case Number: 2023-09541

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of an 18-year-old female that occurred at a private residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Amelia Salehpour and listed her race/ethnicity as White/Caucasian.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Heroin, Fentanyl, Cocaine, Methamphetamine Effects

RIP AMELIA NICOLE SALEHPOUR (May 5, 2005 – July 26, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on October 10, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs. This is considered an accidental drug overdose.

The decedent’s surname is Iranian / Persian.

A detailed report by the government investigator and medical examiner on this case may be purchased from L.A. County for 67 dollars. This includes field notes on the circumstances of the death.


To confirm case details provided on this page, call the county’s Records section at (323) 343-0714 during office hours. The investigator assigned to this case is Kyle Butler, the forensic pathologist Dr. Vadims Poukens.