(L.A.) Tracie Buckner, 56, Died in a Homeless Shelter

Case Number: 2024-06370

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 56-year-old Black female that occurred in a homeless shelter.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Tracie Buckner.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Methamphetamine Intoxication

Other Significant Condition: Hypertrophic Heart Disease

RIP TRACIE BUCKNER (November 22, 1967 – April 16, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Tuesday at 2:21 p.m.

Ruling by the deputy medical examiner was published on May 26, presumably after the results of tox screening had come back positive for the meth.

This is considered an accidental drug overdose.