(L.A.) Justin Stephens, 32, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2023-04325

Justin Stephens homicide

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Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 32-year-old Black male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Justin Stephens.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Gunshot Wound of Leg

RIP JUSTIN STEPHENS (March 7, 1991 – April 23, 2023)

A detailed report by the government investigator and medical examiner on this case may be purchased from L.A. County for 67 dollars. This includes field notes on the circumstances of the death.


As noted in the report, formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 8:51 p.m.

The coroner-investigator assigned to this case was Ricardo Lopez, the deputy medical examiner Dr. Vadims Poukens.