(L.A.) Eric Chaney, 47, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2024-04257

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 47-year-old Black male that occurred at his residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Eric Chaney.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Effects of Cocaine, Ethanol, and Fentanyl

Other Significant Conditions: History of Congestive Heart Failure, Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus

RIP ERIC CHANEY (July 22, 1976 – March 11, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 11:23 a.m.

On March 11, the government investigator had posted this as John Doe #86 in his 40s. The decedent was identified by name with a date of birth on March 18.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the CoD ruling on April 28, after the results of tox screening had come back positive for the drugs. This is considered an accidental overdose.