(L.A.) Shanon Lewis, 50, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2023-02396

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 50-year-old Black female that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Shanon Lewis.

Manner of Death: Natural

Cause of Death: Malaria

RIP SHANON LEWIS (June 25, 1972 – March 2, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Thursday at 12:46 a.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published around August 2, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the drugs.

The last time the medical examiner publicized a malaria death was in the year 2007. The county sees about 15 cases a year.