Coroner Identifies Man Who Died In Freak Lawn Mowing Pool Death

ANAHEIM (CBS) — A 41-year-old Anaheim man who somehow died when he was mowing a lawn and fell into a swimming pool Saturday was identified today.

Jose Velasquez Castillo was mowing a lawn in the 800 block of South Stone Circle Saturday, when he fell into the swimming pool, according to the Orange County Coroner’s Office.

Castillo was taken to UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange and declared dead at 1:59 p.m., according to the coroner’s office. The cause of death was unclear, pending an autopsy.

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  1. greg says:

    Was the lawn mower plugged in? May be 1st thing to check? Otherwise he may be the first actual causality of Grass. LOL Guess my kid can’t say “Grass has never killed anyone”

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