Man who died of unknown cause identified

ROSEMEAD — Authorities released the name Thursday of a man who died after being found on the floor of a bathroom at a local psychiatric hospital.
Kenneth Monroe, 38, of Murrieta died Wednesday morning after he was taken to Garfield Medical Center in Monterey Park after he was found on the floor of a bathroom at Ingleside Hospital in Rosemead, 7500 Hellman Avenue, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner’s Assistant Chief of Operations Ed Winter said.
He had recently been transferred to the Rosemead facility from another in Riverside County, Winter said.
A cause of death was not determined Thursday, he said, and an autopsy had not yet been scheduled.
Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau are investigating the death, though Lt. Gil Carrillo said the investigation is on hold pending the results of the autopsy.

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