(L.A.) Dean Tuggle, 37, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2023-12480

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 37-year-old Asian male that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Dean Tuggle. Born in Santa Clara County. Mother’s maiden name is Choi.

STATUS: The decedent’s body is ready to be released. Ruling by the deputy medical examiner is deferred pending additional investigation.

Manner and cause of death will be added to this page when it becomes available.

If the DME has ordered toxicological screening, the next public update may take three to seven months.

RIP DEAN JEEHOON TUGGLE (February 14, 1986 – September 16, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Saturday at 2:39 p.m.

The medical examiner has already noted that the deceased had been suffering from liver cirrhosis.

He apparently had been given the Korean name Ji-hoon (지훈) at birth.