(L.A.) Ethan Abarca, 15, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2023-04296

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 15-year-old Latino male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the teenager as Ethan Abarca.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Acute Ethanol Toxicity

RIP ETHAN ABARCA (July 16, 2007 – April 23, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 4:43 a.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on September 11/12, presumably after the results of tox screening came back.