(L.A.) Latesha Smith, 40, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2024-01919

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 40-year-old Black female that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Latesha Smith.

Manner of Death: Suicide

Cause of Death A: Sequelae of Anoxic Brain Injury

Cause of Death B: Hanging

RIP LATESHA SMITH (April 20, 1983 – December 7, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Thursday at 5:50 p.m.