(L.A.) James Simmons, 65, Died in a Park

Case Number: 2024-04678

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 65-year-old Black male that occurred in a park.

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

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Effects of Fentanyl, Fluorofentanyl, and Methamphetamine

RIP JAMES SIMMONS (November 20, 1958 – March 18, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 2:42 p.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the CoD ruling on April 30, presumably after the results of tox screening had come back positive for the drugs.