Press Releases

Additional statement regarding release of Andres Guardado Pineda report

Additional statement regarding release of Andres Guardado Pineda report 150 150 Medical Examiner-Coroner

July 10, 2020 - The department is separate from any law enforcement agency in LA County and has the authority and discretion to make its own independent decisions on death investigations and the release of information.

Cause and manner of death determined for Andres Guardado Pineda

Cause and manner of death determined for Andres Guardado Pineda 150 150 Medical Examiner-Coroner

July 10, 2020 - The cause of death for an 18-year-old man killed in Gardena last month is multiple gunshot wounds.

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.

Autopsy reports for the Calabasas helicopter crash victims released

Autopsy reports for the Calabasas helicopter crash victims released 150 150 Medical Examiner-Coroner

May 15, 2020 - The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner has released the examination reports of the men, women and teenage girls who died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas on Jan. 26.

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.