(L.A.) Steven Castañeda, 49, Died in a Stairwell

Case Number: 2023-09372

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 49-year-old Latino male that occurred in a stairwell.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Steven Castaneda.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Effects of Methamphetamine

Other Significant Condition: History of Hypertension

RIP STEVEN CASTAÑEDA (March 31, 1974 – July 24, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 10:52 a.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on August 29, presumably after the results of tox screening came back positive for the meth.