(L.A.) Kelvin Nelson Jr., 33, Ended His Life

Case Number: 2023-17140

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 33-year-old Black male that occurred in a vehicle in Marina del Rey.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Kelvin Nelson Jr.

Born in Riverside County. Mother’s maiden name is Doelman.

Manner of Death: Suicide

Cause of Death: Strangulation

RIP KELVIN DON NELSON (February 10, 1990 – December 7, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Thursday.

Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the marina located in the 14000 block of Tahiti Way to conduct a welfare check on a boat, where they found a lifeless woman.

During the investigation, a member of the community, familiar with individuals who lived on the boat, alerted authorities to a vehicle parked nearby in the 100 block of Via Marina.

They found a man dead inside of the car, which was connected to the people who lived on the boat.

The woman’s identity has not yet been released.

* Note that the other media outlets have published the decedent’s forename as Kevin, not Kelvin.