Cause and manner of death determined for Chris Burrous

Cause and manner of death determined for Chris Burrous

Cause and manner of death determined for Chris Burrous 150 150 Medical Examiner-Coroner

Feb. 22, 2019

Chris Burrous, a television news anchor, was found to have died from methamphetamine toxicity, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner determined.

On Dec. 27, 2018, Christopher Rocky Burrous (DOB: 1/11/75) of Northridge was found unresponsive at a hotel in the 400 block of Pioneer Drive in Glendale.

Authorities were called and Burrous was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2:06 p.m.

On Dec. 28, an autopsy was performed and a cause of death was deferred pending further investigation.

It was later determined Burrous died from methamphetamine toxicity. Other contributing factors include hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

The manner of death was certified as an accident.

The coroner case number for Burrous is 2018-09806. To request the coroner’s report, email pio@coroner.lacounty.gov.

 

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