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Deputy Sheriff Carlos Diamond Francies | Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office, California Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office, California

Deputy Sheriff

Carlos Diamond Francies

Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch: Thursday, August 13, 2015

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 3 years, 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Drowned

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Deputy Sheriff Carlos Francies drowned in Lake Tahoe, near South Lake Tahoe, while attempting to rescue a friend who appeared to be in distress.

Deputy Francies jumped from his paddleboard into the rough water to assist the man but quickly went under the surface. Another member of the group attempted to throw a life jacket to him but it did not reach him. The group was able to pull him to surface and move him to the shore, however, they were not able to revive him.

Deputy Francies had served with the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office for 3-1/2 years.

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Rest in eternal peace my brother for you are a true hero. May you watch over us until we meet someday.

N.Y.PD. Lt. Ray Flores
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August 13, 2016

 

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