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Woman Dies In Hospital Parking Lot After Christmas Day Drive-By Shooting

A woman wounded in a drive-by shooting died in the parking lot of a South LA hospital that was not equipped to treat her wounds, the coroner’s office said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2013

Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen was shot multiple times as she drove through Beverly Hills in her Mercedes from a party after attending the premiere of the movie "Burlesque."

Newly Released Autopsy Report Raises Questions About Death Of Hollywood Publicist Ronni Chasen

The coroner’s report published by the Hollywood Reporter indicates Chasen died from four gunshot wounds fired from what police initially described as a “secondary vehicle”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2013

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Coroner: Walker Died From Traumatic, Thermal Injuries In Car Crash

Actor Paul Walker died from combined traumatic and thermal injuries as a result of a car crash, the Los Angeles County Coroner said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2013

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Officials Identify 24-Year-Old Man Murdered In Commerce

Officials said Isaac Diaz, a Commerce resident, was killed Thursday.

11/23/2013

Authorities said Gerardo Hernandez, 39, of Porter Ranch, is the first TSA officer killed in the line of duty in the agency’s 12-year history. (credit: CBS)

Coroner: TSA Agent Died 2 To 5 Minutes After Being Shot During LAX Rampage

The Transportation Security Administration officer who was killed when a man opened fire in Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month died within two to five minutes of being shot, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2013

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New Toxicology Report Suggests Actress Brittany Murphy May Have Been Poisoned

A new toxicology report suggests rat poison may have killed actress Brittany Murphy.

11/19/2013

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Motorcyclist, 28, Killed On 5 Freeway Identified

A 28-year-old motorcyclist killed Thursday on the 5 Freeway in Orange has been identified, according to the OC County Coroner’s office.

10/19/2013

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Coroner To Open Investigation Into Sudden Death Of Downey High School Football Player

An autopsy was expected to be performed Tuesday to determine what killed a 16-year-old Downey High School football player.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/14/2013

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Coroner Identifies Boy, 4, Dead From Alleged Abuse

Authorities have identified the 4-year-old Inglewood boy who died due to alleged acts of child abuse.

10/04/2013

A twin-engine Cessna crashed into a hangar at Santa Monica Airport after landing. (credit: Valerie Vanderwest/UGC)

Remains Of 2 Men, 2 Women Recovered From Plane At Santa Monica Airport

The remains of two men and two women were recovered Tuesday morning from an airplane that crashed over the weekend at the Santa Monica Airport, the Los Angeles County Coroner said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2013

Boy, 10, Dies Following Golf Cart Accident

A 10-year-old boy has died after being hospitalized with a severe head injury he suffered in a golf cart crash, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2013

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Fisherman Drowns In Lake Hemet Trying To Untangle Line

HEMET (CBSLA.com) — Officials said a fisherman trying to untangle his line Saturday drowned in Lake Hemet. The unidentified man allegedly got tired after swimming out where the line got tangled and was unable to […]

09/07/2013

Michael Hastings of BuzzFeed and Rolling Stone died June 17, 2013, in a single-vehicle crash in Los Angeles. (credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for The Guardian)

Coroner Classifies Michael Hastings’ Death As Accidental

The Los Angeles County Coroner Tuesday classified journalist Michael Hastings’ death as an accident.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2013

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Officials Investigating Death Of Girl, 1, At Pomona Home

Authorities Monday were investigating the death of a one-year-old in Pomona.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2013

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Coroner Identifies Man Found Dead Inside Cypress Home Following Fire

The Orange County coroner Sunday identified the man found dead inside a Cypress home after a fire was extinguished.

08/04/2013

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