(L.A.) John Norkett, 25, Died at a Private Residence

Case Number: 2022-12955

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 25-year-old Caucasian male that occurred at a private residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as John Norkett of Flower Mound, Texas. Born in Evanston, Illinois.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Fentanyl, Alprazolam, and Mitragynine Toxicity

RIP JOHN FRANCIS NORKETT (April 30, 1997 – December 12, 2022)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 3:16 p.m.

The decedent is survived by his parents, Margaret and John Norkett, Jr., his brother, Mark Norkett, his sister, Anna Norkett, and his grandmother, Elaine Norkett.

Mitragynine is the most abundant active alkaloid in the Southeast Asian plant Mitragyna speciosa, commonly known as kratom.