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Bryce Laspisa

Bryce Laspisa

Bryce Laspisa is a college student who was driving home from school on Friday.

His 2003 Toyota Highlander was found overturned on the Castaic Lake Main Boat Launch access road early Friday morning.

“The last time I spoke to him was 2am Friday morning,” Karen David Laspisa, Bryce’s mother, posted to Facebook. “He was driving south on I-5 in California heading to our home in Laguna Niguel, CA.”

He is listed as a Critical Missing Person nationwide but the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Parks Bureau believes that Search and Rescue options are exhausted.

Friday, emergency personnel used helicopters, airplanes, boats, walking teams of the immediate grounds, 2 dog team searches of the immediate grounds and divers at the boat launch dock.

Saturday, emergency personnel did an early morning lake walk and another dive at a different location.

At this time the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have dropped the case down to an “informal search” status.

Bryce was able to break the back window with the emergency tool kept in the center console and walked away from the vehicle.

If you have any information on Laspisa’s whereabouts, please contact Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Station’s Sergeant Wallace 661-272-2594 or California Highway Patrol Sergeant Reyes 661-294-5540.

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