(L.A.) Katsuji Kawaguchi, 91, Died in a Vehicle

Case Number: 2023-15729

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 91-year-old Asian male that occurred in a vehicle.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Katsuji Kawaguchi.

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 seven months.

RIP KATSUJI KAWAGUCHI (November 6, 1932 – November 15, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 11:43 a.m.

The decedent’s name is Japanese. かわぐち かつじ / カワグチ カツジ