Investigation Underway After Suicidal Man Escaped Custody And Jumped Off Casino Roof

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An investigation is underway after a suicidal man in handcuffs jumped to his death at Graton Resort and Casino. Deputies got word of a man that wanted to jump off the top floor of the parking garage early yesterday morning. He was eventually taken down and handcuffed. Sheriff Mark Essick tells the Drive what happened next:

Jeffrey Bertagnolli of Nevada died on impact. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s department will conduct a full investigation.