(L.A.) Franklin Carter, 70, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2023-04778

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 70-year-old Black male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Franklin Carter.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Cocaine Toxicity

RIP FRANKLIN CARTER (August 5, 1952 – March 26, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 9:42 p.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on July 28, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drug.