NEWS DEPARTMENT OF CORONER
County of Los Angeles
Anthony T. Hernandez, Director
Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran, M.D.
Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner
1104 North Mission Road
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Craig Harvey, F-ABMDI
Chief Coroner Investigator
RE: Coroner Case Number 2010-00090 – JOHNSON, Sale Trotter Case
The Los Angeles County Department of Coroner conducted an autopsy on the body of Sale Trotter Case Johnson, age 30, on January 5, 2010.
The cause of death has been DEFERRED pending the receipt of toxicological tests and microscopic studies that have been ordered by the deputy medical examiner.
There will be no final ruling as to the cause and manner of death until the requested test results have been received and reviewed in context with the autopsy findings. It is anticipated that this process may take approximately 6 to 8 weeks or more.
Anatomical findings show no evidence of trauma to the body.