(L.A.) Jonathan Whitener, 36, Died at His Residence 🥕

Jonathan Whitener LA

Case Number: 2024-02406

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 36-year-old male who was found lifeless at his residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Jonathan Whitener and given his race/ethnicity as White/Caucasian [sic].

Born in Orange County, California. Mother’s maiden name is Ochoa.

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 drug screening, the next public update may take three to five months.

RIP JONATHAN MICHAEL WHITENER (April 30, 1987 – February 7, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 7:38 p.m. He died earlier.

As of February 8, the small Koreatown restaurant Here’s Looking at You, aka HLAY, is not open to serve customers.

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Reference address: 7733 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90046

An older brother of the decedent has been arrested multiple times for having meth, drug paraphernalia and other controlled substances — not just for being under the influence of those illicit substances, but also for intent to sell. § 11378

Addiction and Premature Aging: Why Do Drugs Make You Age Faster
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Substance Use Promotes Accelerated Aging
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5068223/

Drug addiction involves premature mortality and early onset of age-related disease. For example, due to arterial, cardiac and cerebrovascular toxicity, cocaine is involved in 40% of emergency admissions related to illicit drug use with the highest rates occurring in men aged 35–44. Efforts are geared towards psychosocial and occupational rehabilitation of individuals with substance use disorders. Yet the early onset of diseases triggered or exacerbated by drugs of abuse (e.g., pulmonary hypertension by methamphetamine) remains mostly undetected, resulting in silent disease progression, amounting to a vast personal, social and economic burden.

Illegal Drugs That Cause Hair Loss
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“High-Functioning Addicts”: Intervening Before Trouble Hits
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3883816/

So-called “high-functioning addicts” exist across all sectors, and workplaces aren’t intervening early enough, which puts those who have addictions at a higher risk of physical and psychological harm.

Whether someone who is abusing alcohol or substances is “high-functioning” often depends less on the individual and more on whether family, friends and colleagues accommodate the addiction.

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