(L.A.) Douglas Fruchey, 36, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2024-09599

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 36-year-old White/Caucasian male that occurred at his residence.

The coroner’s office identified the man as Douglas Fruchey.

STATUS: The decedent’s body has been 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.

Because the DME has ordered a tox panel to be done, the next public update may take three to five months.

RIP DOUGLAS FRUCHEY (September 11, 1987 – June 14, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Friday at 6:07 p.m.

Doug Fruchey was a professional bodybuilder who looked much older than his age. He is survived by a spouse.

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