(L.A.) Pompeyo Lopez Velasquez, 89, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2023-01863

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 89-year-old male of Latin American ethnicity that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Pompeyo Lopez Velasquez.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy

Other Significant Conditions: Traumatic Blunt Force Head Injury; Medical History Of Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus and Cerebr… [sic]

RIP POMPEYO LOPEZ VELAZQUEZ (April 10, 1933 – February 15, 2023)

This was ruled an accident instead of a natural death (cardiomyopathy), likely because it was the blunt force head injury that precipitated the death.

The ME/C has corrected the decedent’s surname from Velazquez to Velasquez.