PALMDALE – Authorities have identified the man and woman who were found dead Sunday inside a vehicle in the parking lot of a Palmdale supermarket.
They were 56-year-old Juan Ramon Ramos Toscano and 48-year-old Brigette Valtierra and both were homeless, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, which listed their place of death as “vehicle.”
Their bodies were discovered around 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, in the Vallarta Supermarket parking lot on the 400 block of East Palmdale Boulevard, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department Dispatch Supervisor Michael Pittman.
The original call for help was for an unconscious person, Pittman said.
The deaths were believed to be due to accidental drug overdoses, Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau told City News Service.
No foul play was suspected, officials said.
No further information on the incident was released.