(L.A.) Zenaida Woodhead, 80, Died at a Residence

Case Number: 2024-00447

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of an 80-year-old Asian female that occurred at a residence in Bellflower.

The coroner’s office has identified the woman as Zenaida Woodhead.

STATUS: The decedent’s body is ready to be 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 toxicological screening, the next public update may take three to seven months.

RIP ZENAIDA WOODHEAD (September 8, 1943 – January 8, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Monday at 8:20 a.m.

The decedent was of Filipino descent. She died in a house fire along with her seven Shih-Tzu puppies.

Her body was found after firefighters doused flames in a single-story home in the 8700 block of Mayne Street.