(L.A.) Chase Ferry Stafford, 24, Died in a Motel

Case Number: 2022-07962

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 24-year-old “American Indian” male that occurred in Lancaster.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Chase Ferry Stafford.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Effects of Citalopram, Olanzapine, Lorazepam, Gabapentin, and Oxycodone

Other Significant Conditions: History of Chronic Ethanol Use; Class 3 Obesity

RIP CHASE FERRY STAFFORD (July 24, 1998 – July 31, 2022)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 8:13 p.m.

Incident Location: Town House Motel
44125 Sierra Highway #159, Lancaster, CA 93534

What the the county government refers to as “American Indian” is what the rest of us know as “Native American.” The decedent was transient.

Citalopram, sold under the brand name Celexa among others, is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class.

Olanzapine (sold under the trade name Zyprexa among others) is an antipsychotic medication primarily used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

This is considered an accidental drug overdose.

Map views only approximate location and do not indicate the precise spot where the incident happened.