How did Thomas Lenart die? What was his cause of death?

Thomas Lenart, a California inmate who was sentenced to death for killing a bartender during a robbery in 1995, died on Friday, September 23, 2022 due to natural causes. According to the police authorities, he was being treated at an outside hospital when he died at around 9:40 p.m. on Friday. Lenart was 75 years old at the time of his death.

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Keep reading this article to learn more about Thomas Lenart, how he died, his criminal background and more!

Who is Thomas Lenart?

Thomas Lenart was an American by nationality and he belonged to the white ethnicity. He was 75 years old, but his exact date of birth is currently unknown. 

Thomas Lenart’s Criminal background 

Lenart was accused of killing a bartender named Oberta Toney during a robbery in 1993. She was found in a closet behind the bar at the Anderson Lounge. She was found lying face down with her hands crossed under her chest. 

After being found guilty of these charges, Lenart was sentenced to death for the first-degree murder of Oberta Toney by a Shasta County jury on October 6, 1995. On October 13, 1995, Lenart was admitted to San Quentin State Prison following his sentence. The prison which houses California’s death row. 

San Quentin State Prison is a state prison for men, located north of San Francisco in the unincorporated area of San Quentin in Marin County. This prison is managed by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and it is called “The Arena” by the prisoners. 

After being sent to San Quentin State Prison, in 1995,  Lenart lived here till December,2022. After which he was sent at California State Prison, Corcoran, from December 30, 2020, and lived there until his death. 

How Did Thomas Lenart Die?

According to the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR), Thomas Lenart, a Shasta County man who was sentenced to death in 1995, died while being treated at an outside hospital last Friday, September 23, 2022 at around 9:40 p.m. due to some natural causes.

As per the reports, Lenart’s death is being considered due to some natural causes. However, no further information about the cause of death is currently available. His official cause of death will be determined by the Kern County Coroner and it will be announced soon by the authorities.

May God let Thomas Lenart’s departed soul rest in peace. We also pray to God to give his family members the required strength to bear this loss.

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