(L.A.) Benjamin Portugal, 35, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2024-04640

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 35-year-old male that occurred at his residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Benjamin Portugal.

Born in L.A. County. Mother’s maiden name is Dizon.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Effects of Fentanyl

RIP BENJAMIN D. PORTUGAL (December 3, 1988 – March 17, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 5:50 p.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on April 17, presumably after the results of tox screening had come back positive for the drugs.

The decedent may have been of Filipino descent.