(L.A.) Jelani Russell, 39, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2023-06021

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 39-year-old Black male that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Jelani Russell.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Combined Effects of Fentanyl and Methamphetamine

RIP JELANI RUSSELL (April 22, 1984 – May 24, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 8:28 a.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on September 1, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs.