(L.A.) Benjamin Velasquez, 17, Ended His Life

Case Number: 2023-14544

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 17-year-old Latino male that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the teenager as Benjamin Velasquez.

Manner of Death: Suicide

Cause of Death: Gunshot Wound of Head

RIP BENJAMIN VELASQUEZ (September 23, 2006 – October 24, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Tuesday at 11:41 a.m.