(L.A.) Phillip Gomez, 77, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2023-17242

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 77-year-old Latino male that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Phillip Gomez.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Effects of Heroin

RIP PHILLIP GOMEZ (June 7, 1946 – December 10, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 5:00 a.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the COD ruling on January 29, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drug.

This is considered an accidental overdose.