(L.A.) Andrey Lopatov, 64, Ended His Life

Case Number: 2022-01933

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 64-year-old Caucasian male that occurred in the bathroom of his residence in Santa Monica.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Andrey Lopatov.

Manner of Death: Suicide

Cause of Death: Sharp Force Injuries of Upper Extremities

Other Significant Condition: History of Prostate Cancer

RIP ANDREY LOPATOV (March 12, 1957 – February 14, 2022)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 12:52 p.m.

Андрей Вячеславович Лопатов

The decedent is Andrey Vyacheslavovich Lopatov, a Russian basketball player who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1980 Summer Olympics, winning a bronze medal. Maria “Masha” Lopatova, the wife of NBA player Andrei Kirilenko, is presumed to be his stepdaughter.

Lopatov’s date of death has been reported by non-governmental news outlets as February 16.

Incident location provided by local authorities:

Unit #209 of The Revello apartment building
1234 6th Street, Santa Monica, California 90401

советский баскетболист. Заслуженный мастер спорта СССР (1981).

Окончил МОГИФК.

Santa Monica is a city in Los Angeles County. It is separate from the City of Los Angeles. Both cities are in L.A. County.