(L.A.) Josie Olgun, Reported by Coroner as Death of a Non-Binary πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ

Case Number: 2023-02705

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 60-year-old of Latin American ethnicity that occurred at a private residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the non-binary person as Josie Olgun.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Fentanyl and Methamphetamine Effects

Other Significant Condition: Laennec Cirrhosis

RIP JOSIE OLGUN (May 14, 1962 – March 9, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Thursday at 9:46 p.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published around August 1, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs.

LaΓ«nnec cirrhosis is primarily caused by excessive and chronic alcohol consumption.

Josie Olgun non-binary death

* The above seems to be the county government’s fifth death notice where the gender of the person is recorded by the coroner’s office as non-binary. The first was Jose Morales in 2020.

(L.A.) Jose Morales, 40, First Non-Binary Person in Coroner’s Records πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ

In December 2022, the coroner’s office made history by recording the gender of a person born female as male.

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