(L.A.) Howard Butler, 52, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2023-12945

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 52-year-old White/Caucasian male that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Howard Butler.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Fentanyl and Methamphetamine Toxicity

RIP HOWARD BUTLER (March 31, 1971 – September 25, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 6:22 p.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on November 16, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs.