(L.A.) Kevin Payne Jr., 33, Died in Jail

Case Number: 2023-03815

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 33-year-old Black male that occurred in a jail.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Kevin Payne Jr. Born in L.A. County. Mother’s maiden name is Morgan.

STATUS: The decedent’s body has been released. Ruling is deferred pending additional investigation.

Because the deputy medical examiner has ordered toxicology tests, the next public update could take six months.

Manner and cause of death will be added to this page when the information becomes available.

RIP KEVIN PAYNE JR. (June 11, 1989 – April 9, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 5:21 a.m.