Natural Resources Officer Jason Lagore

Natural Resources Officer Jason Lagore

Ohio Department of Natural Resources - Division of State Parks and Watercraft, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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Jason Lagore

Natural Resources Officer Jason Lagore died after suffering a medical emergency while conducting a search for a juvenile who had fallen through the ice at Rocky Fork Lake at Rocky Fork State Park.

Two juveniles had fallen through the ice but one was able to get to shore. Officer Lagore and other first responders were searching for the other juvenile when he suffered a medical emergency. He was transported Highland District Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The second juvenile was recovered from the water a short time later and also pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Officer Lagore had served with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources - Division of State Parks and Watercraft for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and two young sons.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness

water rescue

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My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Natural Resources Officer Jason Lagore on their tragic loss while he was in the line of duty. May our Lord give them the needed comfort and strength they need during this difficult time. Thank you Natural Resources Officer Jason Lagore for your service and dedication to your community. Rest in peace to our brother in blue.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis R Otero
DHS/Bureau Of Customs And Border Protection

April 2, 2021

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