(L.A.) Joneya Rivero, 46, Died in an Encampment

Case Number: 2023-12405

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 46-year-old Black female that occurred in an encampment.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Joneya Rivero.

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 JONEYA RIVERO (May 20, 1977 – September 15, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Friday at 8:08 a.m.