(L.A.) Michael Horton, 55, Died in a Shed

Case Number: 2024-02651

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 55-year-old Black male that occurred at a residence, in a shed.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Michael Horton.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Fentanyl and Methamphetamine Effects

RIP MICHAEL HORTON (November 15, 1968 – February 12, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 2:02 p.m.

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