(L.A.) John McAvay, 79, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2023-11992

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 79-year-old White/Caucasian male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as John McAvay.

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 seven months.

RIP JOHN MCAVAY (May 28, 1944 – September 7, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Thursday at 8:41 p.m.