Press Releases

Changes in service from the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner

Changes in service from the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner 1024 682 Medical Examiner-Coroner

March 16, 2020 - Due to an abundance of caution regarding the coronavirus, all routine visits to Medical Examiner-Coroner facilities are being suspended.

Remaining helicopter crash victims identified

Remaining helicopter crash victims identified 150 150 Medical Examiner-Coroner

Jan. 29, 2020 - Through the use of DNA and fingerprints, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner has identified all nine of the victims who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

Four helicopter crash victims identified

Four helicopter crash victims identified 150 150 Medical Examiner-Coroner

Jan. 28, 2020 - Four people who died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas on Sunday have been identified.

All bodies recovered from Calabasas helicopter crash

All bodies recovered from Calabasas helicopter crash 150 150 Medical Examiner-Coroner

Jan. 28, 2020 - The bodies of the nine people who died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas on Sunday have been recovered,

SORT advances efforts to recover bodies from Calabasas helicopter crash

SORT advances efforts to recover bodies from Calabasas helicopter crash 150 150 Medical Examiner-Coroner

Jan. 27, 2020 - Staff from SORT are advancing their efforts today in recovering bodies from a helicopter crash that occurred in Calabasas on Sunday.

Multi-fatality helicopter crash in Calabasas

Multi-fatality helicopter crash in Calabasas 150 150 Medical Examiner-Coroner

Jan. 26, 2020 - Personnel from the department's Special Operations Response Team (SORT) are recovering the bodies of the people who died in the crash.

Medical Examiner-Coroner requests the public’s assistance to identify Jane Doe #49

Medical Examiner-Coroner requests the public’s assistance to identify Jane Doe #49 150 150 Medical Examiner-Coroner

Nov. 18, 2019 - The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner is asking for the public’s help to identify a woman who died in a freeway car crash 20 years ago.

Cause and manner of death determined for Cameron Boyce

Cause and manner of death determined for Cameron Boyce 150 150 Medical Examiner-Coroner

July 30, 2019 - The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner determined the cause of death for actor Cameron Boyce was sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

Actor found dead in North Hollywood residence [Updated]

Actor found dead in North Hollywood residence [Updated] 150 150 Medical Examiner-Coroner

July 8, 2019 - Cameron Boyce died on July 6 in his North Hollywood home.

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.