(L.A.) Zeferino Torres, 70, Died in Front of a Building

Case Number: 2024-03134

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 70-year-old Latino male that occurred in front of a building.

The coroner’s office identified the man as Zeferino Torres.

Manner of Death: Accident

Cause of Death: Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

Other Significant Conditions: Methamphetamine Effects; Chronic Alcohol Liver Disease

RIP ZEFERINO TORRES (March 1, 1953 – February 21, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 7:54 a.m.

The Department of Medical Examiner publicly disclosed the CoD ruling on April 11, presumably after the results of tox screening had come back positive for the meth. This is considered an accidental drug overdose.