(L.A.) Artiom Tashchian, 31, Died in a Field

Case Number: 2009-03403

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 31-year-old Armenian male that occurred in a field.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Artiom Tashchian.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Multiple Traumatic Injuries

RIP ARTIOM TASHCHIAN (April 3, 1978 – May 14, 2009)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Thursday at 2:10 a.m.

The following year, during a commemoration of the decedent’s death in a car crash, four people ended up being shot dead in a restaurant in Valley Village.

(L.A.) Sarkis Karadjian, 26, Died at a Restaurant

(L.A.) Harut Baburyan, 28, Died at a Restaurant

(L.A.) Vardan Tofalyan, 30, Died in a Hospital

(L.A.) Hayk Yegnanyan, 25, Died at a Restaurant

The decedent’s name has also been transliterated from Armenian into English as Artoum Tachchian.