(L.A.) Brian Schanel, 29, Died on a Pathway

Case Number: 2023-16443

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 29-year-old White/Caucasian male that occurred on a pathway.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Brian Schanel.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Effects of Fentanyl

Other Significant Condition: History of Chronic Alcohol Use

RIP BRIAN SCHANEL (September 10, 1994 – November 27, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 6:33 p.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the CoD ruling on March 12, presumably after the results of tox screening had come back positive.