(L.A.) Ermias Asghedom, 33, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2019-02546

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 33-year-old Black male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Ermias Asghedom.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Gunshot Wounds of the Head and Torso

RIP ERMIAS JOSEPH ASGHEDOM (August 15, 1985 – March 31, 2019)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 3:55 p.m.

The decedent was known professionally as the rapper Nipsey Hussle (Nipsey Hu$$le). He was partly of Eritrean descent.

Police identified then-29-year-old Eric Ronald Holder Jr. as the suspect in the murder.