(L.A.) Jose Hurtado, 36, Ended His Life

Case Number: 2023-16116

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 36-year-old Latino male that occurred at his residence.

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

Manner of Death: Suicide

Cause of Death: Quetiapine and Bupropion Toxicity

RIP JOSE HURTADO (September 5, 1987 – November 21, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Tuesday at 11:14 a.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the COD ruling on January 19, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs.

Quetiapine, sold under the brand name Seroquel among others, is an atypical antipsychotic medication used for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder.

Bupropion, sold under the brand name Wellbutrin among others, is an atypical antidepressant primarily used to treat major depressive disorder and to support smoking cessation.