(L.A.) Buford Johnson, 72, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2023-15962

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 72-year-old Black male that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Buford Johnson.

STATUS: The decedent’s body is ready to be released. Ruling by the deputy medical examiner is deferred pending additional investigation.

Manner and cause of death will be added to this page when it becomes available.

If the DME has ordered toxicological screening, the next public update may take three to seven months.

RIP BUFORD JOHNSON (May 25, 1951 – November 18, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Saturday at 12:56 p.m.