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Warrant Frontman Jani Lane Died of Alcohol Poisoning, Coroner Confirms
The Los Angeles County Coroner's office has confirmed that alcohol poisoning caused the death of Jani Lane, lead singer for the hair band Warrant. Lane, 47, was found dead in August inside a room at the Comfort Inn in Woodland Hills.
The medical term for what killed Lane is "acute ethanol intoxication," says the coroner's office.
Lane, nee John Kennedy Oswald, changed his name in the early 1980s and moved to L.A. where he formed Warrant. He left the band in 2004, and though he returned briefly, had focused on his solo work and other endeavors since 2008. He struggled with addiction for most of his adult life.
Lane left behind his third wife, and four kids.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.