(L.A.) Priscilla Portella, 44, Died on a Bike Path

Case Number: 2024-03708

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 44-year-old White/Caucasian female that occurred on a bike path in Long Beach.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Priscilla Portella.

STATUS: The decedent’s body is ready to be released. Ruling by the deputy medical examiner is deferred pending additional investigation.

Manner and cause of death will be added to this page when it becomes available.

If the DME has ordered toxicological screening, the next public update may take three to five months.

RIP PRISCILLA PORTELLA (November 13, 1979 – March 1, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Friday at 12:04 p.m.

The decedent was homeless. Her body was found lifeless near El Dorado Park. It doesn’t appear that she died from natural causes.