(L.A.) James Gayton, 47, Died in a Park

Case Number: 2024-09520

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 47-year-old Latino male that occurred in a park.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as James Gayton.

STATUS: The decedent’s body is ready to be released. Ruling by the deputy medical examiner is deferred pending additional investigation.

Manner and cause of death will be added to this page when it becomes available.

If the DME has ordered toxicological screening, the next public update may take three to five months.

RIP JAMES GAYTON (March 31, 1977 – June 13, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Thursday at 12:22 p.m.