(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.

STATUS: The decedent’s body has been 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 five to ten months.

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

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