(L.A.) Henry Hernandez Diaz, 22, Died on a Beach

Case Number: 2024-04772

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 22-year-old Latino male on a beach near Playa Del Rey.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Henry Hernandez Diaz.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Drowning

RIP HENRY HERNANDEZ DIAZ (March 25, 2001 – March 20, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 7:36 a.m.

The decedent appears to have drowned the night before. He and his friends had gone in for a swim and he didn’t come back out of the water.

Rescue personnel from the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the 8100 block of Vista Del Mar shortly after 1:00 a.m.

Lifeguard rescue boats also joined the search, and the U.S. Coast Guard was notified.

His lifeless body was found after sunrise.