(L.A.) Lily Berkfeld, 12, Ended Her Life

Case Number: 2023-12197

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 12-year-old White/Caucasian female that occurred at her residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the person as Lily Berkfeld.

Manner of Death: Suicide

Cause of Death: Bupropion Toxicity

RIP LILY BERKFELD (November 13, 2010 – September 12, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Tuesday at 7:30 a.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on November 14, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drug.

Bupropion, sold under the brand name Wellbutrin among others, is an atypical antidepressant primarily used to treat major depressive disorder.