(L.A.) Dena Crews, 53, Died in a Conex Container

Case Number: 2023-05924

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 53-year-old White/Caucasian female that occurred in a CONEX container.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Dena Crews.

Manner of Death: Suicide

Cause of Death: Methamphetamine, Hydrocodone, Fentanyl, Acetyl Fentanyl Toxicity

RIP DENA CREWS (January 28, 1970 – May 22, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 4:48 p.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the CoD ruling on February 25, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs.

CONEX stands for “container express” — it’s a type of cargo container.