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Placer County Sheriff's Sergeant Dies While Diving In Monterey

MONTEREY (CBS13) – The Placer County Sheriff's Office is mourning the unexpected passing of one of their own.

Sgt. Mike Lyke was diving in the Monterey area over the weekend when he died, the sheriff's office said.

No other details about how he died have been released.

Lyke had been with the Placer Sheriff's Office since 1996, serving with corrections, patrol, and investigations. He was also a dive team member and was a weaponless defense instructor.

He running the civil division for the Placer County Sheriff's Office before his death.

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