(L.A.) Duane Fortson, 52, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2023-03555

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 52-year-old Black male that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Duane Fortson.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Fentanyl, Methamphetamine and Alcohol Toxicity

RIP DUANE FORTSON (August 17, 1970 – April 1, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Saturday at 8:03 p.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on August 16, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs.