The Deaths of the Los Angeles Riots

Harry Doller

Harry Doller, a 56-year-old white man, died Friday, May 1, 1992, in Silver Lake. Doller, who lived alone in a cottage in the 3500 block Winslow Drive, "fell asleep with a cigarette and his bed caught fire," said Det. Andrew Cicoria. The coroner's office concluded that he died of a drug and alcohol overdose and that his cigarette may have started the fire.

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