(L.A.) Cara Takeuchi, 20, Died From Drugs

Case Number: 2023-13203

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 20-year-old Asian female that occurred at a private residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the young woman as Cara Takeuchi.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Fentanyl and Alprazolam Toxicity

RIP CARA TAKEUCHI (May 3, 2003 – September 30, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Saturday at 12:14 p.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on December 23, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs.

A detailed report by the government investigator and medical examiner on this case may be purchased from L.A. County for 67 dollars. This includes field notes on the circumstances of the death.


Inquiries about this case may be made over the phone by calling the Department of Medical Examiner at (323) 343-0695.