FourFourSeconds ago, we learned that a bank examiner who died in a plane crash last month may have had questions about the causes of his death.
The examiner’s death has reignited questions about what causes sudden death syndrome, or SIDS, which causes death from suffocation.SIDS is caused by a malfunction of the airway, and its most serious complications are respiratory arrest and brain injury.
The condition is so rare that it’s considered a “hidden death,” a cause that has been difficult to track down.
The death of the man, named by the San Diego coroner as George B. Baugh, is the latest in a string of deaths attributed to SIDS.
He died on September 28, 2016, at the age of 63, according to the coroner’s office.
Baugh’s death remains under investigation by the bank examiner’s office and the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office.
The bank examiner was a certified bank examiner.
He was a member of the Southern California branch of the National Association of Banking Supervisors, according a news release from the office.
The California Board of Supervisors will conduct a full investigation of the circumstances of Baugh’s suicide.
Boulanger is survived by his wife, Carol, and two daughters, Olivia and Molly.
The coroner’s autopsy report said Baugh was found by his girlfriend and died of asphyxia, which is when air is trapped inside the body and the airways fill with air.
He had a “severe history of depression and alcohol abuse,” the coroner wrote.
Boulanger’s death is the fourth SIDS death in California in the past five years.
In 2015, a man died at age 63 after choking to death while riding in a taxi cab.
The cause of that death remains unknown.