(L.A.) Takeshi Kato, 48, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2020-00234

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 48-year-old Asian male that occurred at a residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Takeshi Kato.

Manner of Death: Natural

Cause of Death A: Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

Cause of Death B: Mallory-Weiss Tear of the Gastroesophageal Junction

Cause of Death C: Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis

Other Significant Condition: Hypertensive Cardiovascular Disease

RIP TAKESHI KATO (July 20, 1971 – January 8, 2020)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 5:17 p.m.

The decedent’s name appears to be Japanese.