(L.A.) Calvin Gaines, 69, Died in a Motel

Case Number: 2024-03842

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 69-year-old Black male that occurred in a motel.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Calvin Gaines.

Manner of Death: Natural

Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure

Other Significant Conditions: History of Hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus

RIP CALVIN GAINES (October 9, 1954 – March 4, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 12:38 p.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the CoD ruling on April 3, presumably after the results of tox screening had come back negative for substances.