(L.A.) Arthur Peterson, 76, Died in a Vehicle

Case Number: 2024-04632

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 76-year-old Black male that occurred in a vehicle.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Arthur Peterson.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Effects of Methadone

Other Significant Condition: Idiopathic Cardiomyopathy

RIP ARTHUR PETERSON (May 15, 1947 – March 17, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 10:40 a.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on April 24, presumably after the results of tox screening had come back positive for the drug.

This is considered an accidental overdose.