(L.A.) Faith Mbithi, 43, Died From PCP

Case Number: 2023-03890

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 43-year-old Black female that occurred in a vehicle.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Faith Mbithi.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Effects of Phencyclidine

RIP FAITH MBITHI (October 23, 1979 – April 11, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Tuesday at 10:31 a.m.

The decedent’s surname is possibly Kenyan.

Drug deaths are frequently classified as accidents under the assumption that the users didn’t intend to kill themselves. High doses of PCP can cause seizures, coma, and death.

The archdiocese has indicated that the decedent may have been homeless.