Dying While Homeless in Los Angeles County – Part I: Trends

Dying While Homeless in Los Angeles County – Part I: Trends

-17 deceased persons per week were noted as “indigent – homeless”
by the County of Los Angeles Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner in 2017-

-82.5% increase between 2013 and 2017-

Honor Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day: December 21, 2018

This report is based on publicly accessible data from the County of Los Angeles Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner related to homelessness. Acquired data from the Public Services Division reveals that for 3,153 persons examined between 2013 and 2017, the “type of residence” was noted as “indigent – homeless”.

To read the report click here.

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