(L.A.) Christian Wilkerson, 19, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2024-02289

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 19-year-old White/Caucasian male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office identified the man as Christian Wilkerson.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Difluoroethane Toxicity

RIP CHRISTIAN WILKERSON (April 1, 2004 – February 5, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 7:48 p.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on May 8, presumably after the results of tox screening had come back positive from the lab.

The singer Aaron Carter had famously huffed difluoroethane in the hours before his death in 2022.