Deputy Sheriff Joseph Baca

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Baca

Medina County Sheriff's Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, August 28, 1976

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Joseph Baca

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.


  • Age 57
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 128

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Baca.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 23, 2021

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