(L.A.) Erik Raphael, 30, Ended His Life

Case Number: 2023-15995

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 30-year-old Black male that occurred in a swimming pool.

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

Manner of Death: Suicide

Cause of Death A: Asphyxia

Cause of Death B: Drowning

RIP ERIK RAPHAEL (November 5, 1993 – November 19, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 2:20 p.m.