(L.A.) Wha Lee, 71, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2023-04986

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 71-year-old Asian male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Wha Lee.

Manner of Death: Natural

Cause of Death A: Pyogenic Liver Abscess with Sepsis

Cause of Death B: Diabetes Mellitus

Other Significant Conditions: Hypertension; Congestive Heart Failure

RIP WHA LEE (January 16, 1952 – May 4, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Thursday at 8:05 a.m.

Pyogenic liver abscess is a pus-filled pocket of fluid within the liver. Pyogenic means “with pus.” A liver abscess can develop from several different sources, including a blood infection, an abdominal infection, or an abdominal injury which has been become infected.