(L.A.) Josiah Operin, 25, Died on a Sidewalk

Case Number: 2023-13183

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 25-year-old Black male that occurred on a sidewalk.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Josiah Operin.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Fentanyl and Methamphetamine Toxicity

RIP JOSIAH OPERIN (December 3, 1997 – September 29, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Friday at 11:12 p.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on November 22, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs.