Cause and manner of death determined for Robert Fuller

Cause and manner of death determined for Robert Fuller

Cause and manner of death determined for Robert Fuller 150 150 Medical Examiner-Coroner

July 9, 2020

The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner determined the cause of death for Robert Fuller was hanging and the death was ruled a suicide.

In the early morning of June 10, a passerby discovered the body of Robert Laroy Fuller Jr. (DOB 1/26/1996) hanging from a tree in a park located in the 38300 block of 9th Street East in Palmdale.

Paramedics were called and Fuller was pronounced dead at the park at 3:39 a.m.

Following the scene investigation, Fuller's body was transported to the department's Forensic Science Center for examination.

On June 11, medical personnel performed a physical examination on Fuller. The next day, the deputy medical examiner completed a full autopsy on the decedent and the cause and manner of death were deferred.

After additional testing and independent investigation into the Fuller's medical history and background, the cause of death was determined to be hanging.

The manner of death was certified as suicide.

The coroner case number for Fuller is 2020-05108. To request the coroner’s report, email pio@coroner.lacounty.gov.

###

About LA County Dept. of Medical Examiner-Coroner
The Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner investigates and determines the circumstances, manner and cause of all violent, sudden or unusual deaths occurring within Los Angeles County, including the City of Los Angeles, 87 other municipalities, and its unincorporated areas.

The department is a neutral and independent office and is separate from any law enforcement agency in Los Angeles County. The department’s mission is to provide independent, quality, death investigation using advanced forensic science with compassion and objectivity for families, communities, and public health & safety, as well as to work collaboratively to reduce preventable deaths.

 

Media Contact:

Sarah Ardalani

Public Information Officer

(323) 343-0783

sardalani@coroner.lacounty.gov

Follow the department's official Twitter page @lacountymec.