(L.A.) Manuel Peña, 55, Died in a Park

Case Number: 2023-18557

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 55-year-old Latino male that occurred in a park.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Manuel Peña.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Other Significant Condition: Effects of Fentanyl and Methamphetamine

RIP MANUEL PEÑA (January 24, 1968 – December 29, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Friday at 7:03 p.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the CoD ruling on March 12, presumably after the results of tox screening had come back positive for the drugs.

This is considered an accidental overdose.