The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is saddened to announce the passing of Reserve Deputy Jacob Castroll Friday morning.
At approximately 9:40 a.m., while participating in the World Police and Fire Games on a mountain bicycle race course in the Santa Clarita Valley, Reserve Deputy Castroll was found unresponsive by another rider.
Medical personnel responded and treated him. He was then taken to a local hospital for further treatment.
At approximately 11:14 a.m. he passed away.
Reserve Deputy Castroll is survived by his wife Rody and three children – Victor, Lea and Rica.
Although the circumstances surrounding his death are still unknown, the investigation is being handled by the Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau.
Jacob Castroll had served as a Reserve Deputy with the Sheriff’s Department since July 2010. He served the Malibu/Lost Hills community.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of Reserve Deputy Jacob Castroll who was assigned to Malibu Lost Hills Station,” Sheriff Jim McDonnell said. “We offer our prayers and condolences to his family, friends, and partners during this difficult time. He was a Reserve with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for seven years and an accomplished cyclist. We honor his commitment to be part of our law enforcement family.”
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