(L.A.) Santos Benitez, 42, Died on a Hiking Trail

Case Number: 2024-03554

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 42-year-old Latino male that occurred on a hiking trail.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Santos Benitez.

Manner of Death: Suicide

Cause of Death: Hanging

RIP SANTOS BENITEZ (December 28, 1981 – February 28, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 6:58 a.m.