(L.A.) Neesha Kuratek, 32, Ended Her Life

Case Number: 2023-15053

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 32-year-old female that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Neesha Kuratek.

Manner of Death: Suicide

Cause of Death: Hanging

RIP NEESHA ARTER KURATEK (July 27, 1991 – November 2, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Thursday at 1:57 p.m.

The decedent was a writer more widely known as Neesha Arter. She had been public about her struggle with anorexia, a disorder she says developed in response to a sexual assault that she suffered at the age of 14.

In 2015, Arter released a memoir about the experience called “Controlled: The Worst Night of My Life and Its Aftermath.”