(L.A.) Rhaquan Johnson, 28, Died in a Prison Cell

Case Number: 2024-05989

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 28-year-old Black male that occurred at the NCCF in Castaic.

The coroner’s office identified the man as Rhaquan Johnson.

Height: 5 feet 9 inches / Weight: 185 pounds

STATUS: The decedent’s body has been 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 RHAQUAN RAMEN JOHNSON (November 9, 1995 – April 10, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 9:55 a.m.

The decedent was found lifeless in a bunk in his cell at the North County Correctional Facility.

He had been arrested in 2022 for an assault using a firearm / attempted murder. His bail was set at over a million dollars. His next court date was to have been on May 21, 2024.