(L.A.) Tomas Assefa, 27, Died at a Private Residence

Case Number: 2024-02688

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 27-year-old Black male that occurred at a private residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Tomas Assefa.

Height: 5 feet 6 inches / Weight: 160 pounds

STATUS: The decedent’s body has been released. Ruling by the deputy medical examiner is deferred pending additional investigation.

Manner and cause of death will be added to this page when it becomes available.

If the DME has ordered drug screening, the next public update may take three to five months.

RIP TOMAS BENYAM ASSEFA (November 3, 1996 – February 13, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Tuesday at 6:40 a.m.

The decedent’s name appears to be Ethiopian. He had a lengthy rap sheet that included an arrest in June 2023 based on a murder allegation.