Retired Metro police officer dies after falling from ladder

Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 5:53pm
Staff reports
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Sgt. William R. Casteel

Retired Metro police Sgt. Randy Casteel died Thursday after falling from a ladder outside his home in Goodlettsville this afternoon, the department confirmed.

Casteel, who served the Metro Nashville Police Department for 26 years before retiring last spring, was found by Nashville Electric Service employees along Springfield Highway after noon.

A police spokesman has said the death appeared to be accidental.

1 Comment on this post:

By: Shane Smiley on 2/9/12 at 6:50

R.I.P., Randy. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.