(L.A.) Jose Madrid Jr., 36, Died From Fentanyl

Case Number: 2024-05363

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 36-year-old Latino male.

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

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death A: Anoxic Brain Injury

Cause of Death B: Effects of Fentanyl

RIP JOSE MADRID JR. (April 21, 1987 – March 31, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 6:44 p.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the CoD ruling on April 3. This is considered an accidental, i.e., unintentional, drug overdose.

Opioid overdose induces respiratory depression that can lead to anoxic or hypoxic brain injury.