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Saturday, October 1, 2016

Authorities investigating death in Echo Park apartment building*

Police are investigating the death of a man that was reported this afternoon in an Echo Park Avenue apartment building. One person was pronounced dead at the scene at 1551 Echo Park Ave.  – a four-story brick apartment building that is home Chango Coffee and other shops – at about 12:30 p.m., said fire department spokesman Brian Humphrey. A police officer on the scene said the man’s death, which took place in a first floor of the Del Mor apartment building, was not a homicide but provided no further details.

* Update @ 5:25 p.m. : Sgt. Alaniz with the Northeast Division said the death was related to a drug overdose but the matter is still being investigated.  “His friends called the fire department, and I guess they arrived too late.”



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2 comments

  1. I live here, I just came home and saw the cops as all over… I wonder what neighbor died. Sad. RIP first floor person of Del Mor.

  2. any updates eastsider?

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