(L.A.) Lenardo Dedman, 52, Died in a Sober Living Facility

Case Number: 2023-01546

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 52-year-old Black male that occurred in a sober living facility.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Lenardo Dedman.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Fentanyl Effects

RIP LENARDO DEDMAN (March 18, 1970 – February 7, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Tuesday at 9:47 p.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on July 25/26, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drug.