(L.A.) Raymond Washington, 56, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2023-15575

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 56-year-old Black male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Raymond Washington.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Other Significant Condition: Recent Cocaine Use

RIP RAYMOND WASHINGTON (April 27, 1967 – November 12, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 11:04 p.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the COD ruling on January 16, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the coke. This is considered an accidental drug overdose.