(L.A.) Jose Herrera Jr., 42, Died in a Lake

Case Number: 2023-16383

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 42-year-old Latino male that occurred at MacArthur Park.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Jose Herrera Jr.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Drowning

Other Significant Condition: Epilepsy

RIP JOSE HERRERA JR. (January 19, 1981 – November 27, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 2:05 a.m.

City government began receiving calls about a body floating in the lake at around 2:00 a.m. Upon arrival, first responders determined the individual had already expired.

The park is within the purview of LAPD’s Rampart Division.