(L.A.) Joshua Samat-Lopez, a Baby, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2024-03310

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a Latino male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the infant boy as Joshua Samat-Lopez.

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 five months.

RIP JOSHUA SAMAT-LOPEZ (December 20, 2023 – February 24, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Saturday at 3:54 a.m.