(L.A.) Joshua Woodward, 18, Died in a Vacant Lot

Case Number: 2023-03527

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of an 18-year-old White/Caucasian male that occurred in a vacant lot.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Joshua Woodward.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Effects of Fentanyl and Methamphetamine, Thermal Injuries, and Inhalation of Products of Combustion

RIP JOSHUA WOODWARD (June 2, 1986 – April 1, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Saturday at 7:03 a.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on August 31, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs.