(L.A.) Mary Williams, 67, Died in SRO Housing

Case Number: 2024-01394

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 67-year-old Black female that occurred in SRO housing.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Mary Williams.

STATUS: The decedent’s body is ready to be released. Ruling by the deputy medical examiner is deferred pending additional investigation.

Manner and cause of death will be added to this page when it becomes available.

If the DME has ordered drug screening, the next public update may take three to seven months.

RIP MARY WILLIAMS (June 28, 1956 – January 22, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 1:19 a.m.

Single room occupancy (more commonly abbreviated to SRO) is a form of housing that is typically aimed at residents with low or minimal incomes, or single adults who like a minimalist lifestyle, who rent small, furnished single rooms with a bed, chair, and sometimes a small desk.