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Deputy Sheriff Joseph Baca | Medina County Sheriff's Department, Ohio Medina County Sheriff's Department, Ohio

Deputy Sheriff

Joseph Baca

Medina County Sheriff's Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Saturday, August 28, 1976

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 57

Tour: Not available

Badge # 128

Cause: Animal related

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Deputy Sheriff Joseph Baca suffered an allergic reaction after being stung by several bees.

He was struggling with a suspect and was pushed into a bees nest and was stung. He was able to arrest the suspect and returned to his vehicle where he became unconscious. He was taken to a local hospital where he died.

The suspect Deputy Baca was struggling with was committed to a state hospital.

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Always honored, never forgotten, forever grateful for his service.

Sgt. T Jake Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio
August 28, 2016


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