FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Coroner Division of the Marin County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into the
death of Afeni Shakur-Davis, a 69-year-old-female resident of Sausalito, CA.
At about 2129 hours, on Monday, May 2, 2016, Marin County Sheriff’s Office Communications
Center received a 911 call from the residence of Afeni Shakur-Davis, reporting she was in need
of emergency medical attention. The subject reportedly had physical complaints, medical in
nature, just prior to becoming unresponsive. A family member and a close family friend of the
subject were both present when this event occurred. Paramedics arrived on scene at 2134
hours, at which time bystander CPR was already in progress. Paramedics initiated advanced
cardiac life support measures (ACLS) on scene and transported the subject to the Emergency
Department at Marin General Hospital, arriving at 2216 hours. Emergency Department
personnel pronounced the death at 2228 hours.
The initial investigation into the cause and manner of death has revealed no obvious signs of
trauma or foul play. The cause and manner of death are under active investigation. A forensic
autopsy is scheduled for later this afternoon. A final cause and manner of death will be pended
for results of the autopsy and toxicology testing, which will take several weeks. At this time, no
further information will be released by the Coroner Division.
Requests for the final Coroner report may be made via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Requesting party(s) will be notified of report availability upon case closure.
Chief Deputy Coroner