(L.A.) Nazanin Barkhordar, 38, Died from Drugs

Case Number: 2023-05500

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 38-year-old “White/Caucasian” female that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Nazanin Barkhordar.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Fentanyl, Heroin, and Methamphetamine Toxicity

RIP NAZANIN BARKHORDAR (August 20, 1984 – May 14, 2023)

Nazanin Barkhordar cause of death

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 10:56 p.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on June 30 / July 1, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs. This was an accidental drug overdose.

The decedent’s name is Iranian/Persian. The family is Zoroastrian.

A detailed report by the government investigator and medical examiner may be purchased from L.A. County for 67 dollars. It includes field notes on the circumstances of the death.


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