(L.A.) Marcus Benton, 40, Died on a Bus

Case Number: 2023-06009

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 40-year-old Black male that occurred on a bus.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Marcus Benton.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Combined Effects of Alcohol, Methamphetamine and Fentantyl

RIP MARCUS BENTON (October 11, 1982 – May 23, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Tuesday at 11:46 p.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the CoD ruling on March 17, presumably after the results of tox screening had come back positive for the drugs.