(L.A.) Keith Poitier, 53, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2020-00237

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 53-year-old Black male that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Keith Poitier.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Hypertensive Cardiovascular Disease

Other Significant Condition: Effects Of Phencyclidine

RIP KEITH POITIER (July 22, 1966 – January 8, 2020)

Phencyclidine or phenylcyclohexyl piperidine (PCP), also known as angel dust among other names, is a dissociative anesthetic mainly used recreationally for its significant mind-altering effects. PCP may cause hallucinations, distorted perceptions of sounds, and violent behavior.