(L.A.) Richard Alford, 64, Died in November

Case Number: 2023-16334

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 64-year-old Black male.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Richard Alford.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Hypertensive Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Other Significant Conditions: Effects of Alcohol, Cocaine and Fentanyl, History of Asthma and Chronic Tobacco Use

RIP RICHARD ALFORD (August 9, 1959 – November 25, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Saturday at 10:10 a.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the COD ruling on January 24, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs.

This is considered an accidental drug overdose.