(L.A.) Diego Avila, 26, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2024-03063

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 26-year-old Latino male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Diego Avila.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death A: Alcohol Withdrawal Effects

Cause of Death B: Chronic Alcoholism

Other Significant Condition: Cocaine Effects

RIP DIEGO AVILA (November 5, 1997 – February 20, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Tuesday at 1:57 a.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on May 15, presumably after the results of tox screening had come back positive.

This is considered an accidental overdose.