(L.A.) Elijah Ott, 15, Died From Drugs

Case Number: 2023-12155

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 15-year-old male that occurred at his place of residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the teen as Elijah Ott of Atascadero, California, and listed his race/ethnicity as Latino.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Fentanyl and Methamphetamine Toxicity

RIP ELIJAH ANTHONY OTT (August 26, 2008 – September 11, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 10:33 a.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on January 10, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs. This was an unintentional drug overdose.

The decedent is in the care of the Chapel of the Roses.

A detailed report by the government investigator and medical examiner on the deat of Elijah Anthony Ott may be purchased from L.A. County for 67 dollars. This includes field notes on the circumstances of his death.


Inquiries may be made over the phone by calling the Department of Medical Examiner at (323) 343-0695 during regular office hours.