Mike Penner

 

 

Age: 52

 

Summary: sportswriter for the Los Angeles Times who covered Major League Baseball, the NFL, the Olympics, World Cup soccer, tennis, and other sports in 25 years with the newspaper, who announced in 2007 that he was a transsexual and was changing his name to Christine Daniels after he underwent hormone treatments but never had a sex-change operation and returned to his male identity in 2008.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning

 

Born: October 10, 1957

 

Died: November 27, 2009

 

Location: Los Angeles, California