(L.A.) Edward Drake, 39, Died on a Road

Case Number: 2023-10763

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 39-year-old Black male that occurred on a road.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Edward Drake.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Gunshot Wound of Head

RIP EDWARD L DRAKE (February 27, 1984 – August 16, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 4:44 a.m.

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A man was found dead in the community of Llano, southeast of Palmdale.

Deputies were sent to Bob’s Gap Road and Valyermo Road at around 4:15 a.m.