(L.A.) Ricky Buckhalter, 61, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2024-02393

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 61-year-old Black male that occurred at his residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Ricky Buckhalter.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Arteriosclerotic and Hypertensive Cardiovascular Disease

Other Significant Condition: Recent Cocaine Use

RIP RICKY BUCKHALTER (June 29, 1962 – February 7, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 4:07 p.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the CoD ruling on March 14, presumably after the results of tox screening had come back positive for the drug.

This is considered an accidental overdose.