(L.A.) Derrick Fair, 53, Died in a Motel
Case Number: 2023-11344
Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 53-year-old Black male that occurred in a motel.
The coroner’s office has identified the man as Derrick Fair.
Manner of Death: Accident
Cause of Death: Hypertensive Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
Other Significant Conditions: Effects of Cocaine, History of Congestive Heart Failure and Diabetes Mellitus
RIP DERRICK FAIR (May 31, 1970 – August 27, 2023)
Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 9:10 a.m.
Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on November 6, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drug. This is considered an accidental overdose.