(L.A.) Nickolas Ketphanh, 32, Died on a Sidewalk

Case Number: 2024-02191

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 32-year-old Asian male that occurred on a sidewalk.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Nickolas Ketphanh.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Fentanyl and Methamphetamine Toxicity

RIP NICKOLAS KETPHANH (July 8, 1991 – February 3, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Saturday at 10:16 p.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the CoD ruling on March 13, presumably after the results of tox screening had come back positive for the drugs.

The decedent’s surname is Laotian (from Laos).