(L.A.) Kyle Sherwood, 28, Died in MacArthur Park Lake

Case Number: 2024-09016

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 28-year-old White/Caucasian male that occurred at a park/lake.

The coroner’s office identified the man as Kyle Sherwood of Washington state. He had come to California to enter a rehab facility in downtown L.A., which is just east of the Westlake neighborhood where he was found deceased.

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 five months.

RIP KYLE SHERWOOD (March 8, 1996 – June 5, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 8:25 a.m.

The decedent was found lifeless in the lake at MacArthur Park.

LAFD firefighters and paramedics had been dispatched at 8:18 a.m. to the 2200 block of Sixth Street. They discovered the body in the northeast section of the lake.

Witnesses say the man may have been in a fight and was pushed into the water while he was still alive.

Map views only approximate location and do not indicate the precise spot where the incident happened.

As of June 6, two suspects have been arrested in connection with the possible homicide of Kyle Sherwood.

In related news, a 33-year-old man was found dead from a drug overdose at MacArthur Park in April and a 42-year-old man accidentally drowned in the lake in November.

(L.A.) Michael Karpew, 33, Died at MacArthur Park

(L.A.) Jose Herrera Jr., 42, Died in a Lake