(L.A.) Mary Mercer, 76, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2008-07573

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 76-year-old Black female that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office identified the woman as Mary Mercer.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Other Significant Condition: Cocaine Intake

RIP MARY MERCER (June 12, 1932 – October 29, 2008)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 9:38 a.m.

This is considered an accidental drug overdose, possibly the oldest coke overdose we have seen in the county.