(L.A.) Erik Cancel, 44, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2023-14091

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 44-year-old White/Caucasian male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Erik Cancel.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death A: Sudden Cardiac Dysfunction

Cause of Death B: Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis

Other Significant Conditions: Effects of Hydrocodone, Recent Cocaine Use

RIP ERIK CANCEL (June 19, 1979 – October 16, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 5:27 p.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on December 13, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs.

This is considered an accidental drug overdose.