(L.A.) Gerald Sanders, 87, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2023-05711

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of an 87-year-old White/Caucasian male that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Gerald Sanders.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Drowning

Other Significant Condition: Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

RIP GERALD SANDERS (November 8, 1935 – May 18, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Thursday at 3:30 p.m.


A man was found dead Thursday after apparently drowning in a backyard swimming pool in Encino.

Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded to the 17000 block of West McCormick Street, just east of White Oak Avenue, at around 3:05 p.m. to a report of a man found dead in a backyard swimming pool.