(L.A.) Elmer Smith, 62, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2023-14530

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 62-year-old Black male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Elmer Smith.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Other Significant Conditions: Recent Cocaine and Methamphetamine Use, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hypertension

RIP ELMER SMITH (February 9, 1961 – October 23, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 10:29 p.m.

Notwithstanding the heart disease, CPOD and hypertension, this death is considered an accidental drug overdose.