(L.A.) David Kato, 43, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2000-07809

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 43-year-old Japanese male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as David Kato.

Manner of Death: Natural

Cause of Death A: Upper Gastrointestinal Hemmorrhage

Cause of Death B: Cirrhosis of Liver – Laennec’s

RIP DAVID KATO (July 10, 1957 – November 5, 2000)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 7:30 a.m.

Laënnec cirrhosis is primarily caused by excessive and chronic alcohol consumption.