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Keith Davis, 45 [Updated]

Keith Davis, a 45-year-old white man, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, after a fight in the 8300 block of Balboa Boulevard in Northridge, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office, said Davis got into an altercation with two people about 7:05 p.m. when he collapsed.

Davis was taken to a hospital in Northridge, where he was pronounced dead at 7:59 p.m., Winter said.

It's unknown how Davis died, and the coroner's office has deferred a cause of death pending additional laboratory tests. Results will be available in at least six to eight weeks.

Anyone with information about the death of Keith Davis is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

[Update Jan. 12, 2012: According to coroner's officials, Davis died from "excited delirium" that led to him going into cardiac arrest. Additionally, he was under methamphetamine intoxication. His death was ruled an accident.]

-- Los Angeles Times

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