(L.A.) Kirit Makwana, 57, Died on a Couch

Case Number: 2024-03043

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 57-year-old male that occurred on a couch.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Kirit Makwana and listed his race/ethnicity as White/Caucasian.

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 KIRIT C MAKWANA (May 22, 1966 – February 19, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 11:10 a.m.

The decedent’s name appears to be South Asian / Desi / Indian. He had a rap sheet of arrests from 2016 to 2023 that included a question of his mental competency in 2019.

According to the government investigator, Kirit Makwana was homeless and had a medical history that included major depressive disorder, schizoaffective disorder/bipolar type, paranoid schizophrenia, glaucoma, hyperlipidemia, psychoactive substance abuse, stimulant abuse, and COVID-19.