Background

Born 30 April 1991
  • Place of birth: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Parents: David & Yinna Lam
Student

Case File

Elisa
Lam
Death unexplained

Verdict

Unexplained

The body of Elisa Lam, also known by her Cantonese name, Lam Ho Yi, a Canadian student at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, was recovered from a water tank atop the Cecil Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles on February 19, 2013. She had been reported missing at the beginning of the month.

  • Unusual behaviour
  • Found in water tank
  • Inconclusive postmortem

Status

Deceased
Drowned 2013

Press reports

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