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By Brian Hews
William “Bill” Orozco, one of the most well know political figures in Los Angeles died on Thursday at his home in East Los Angeles, Los Cerritos Community Newspaper has learned.
Orozco, who just turned 63, apparently died in his sleep, according to family member Patricia Orozco.
An exact cause of death will be determined by the Los Angeles County Coroners Department.
Orozco was involved in hundreds of political campaigns and causes for more than 30 years and was considered to be a close advisor to scores of elected officials.
“We are in a state of shock that Bill has passed away,” said longtime family friend Nancy Nuno told LCCN.
Orozco has six grown children.
Funeral arrangements will be handled by Felipe Bagues in Boyle Heights. Los Cerritos Community Newspaper will have additional updates.
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