An illustration of a person in scuba gear with sticky tar clinging to their body.

Deep Dive

Episode #33

2015-12-17 23:39:43


Sgt. David Mascarenas is the Dive Supervisor for the Los Angeles Police Department. He’s been diving his whole life, and prides himself on never refusing a dive, no matter how treacherous. At least until the summer of 2013, when a murder investigation led him into the unusually murky waters of the La Brea tar pits.

We checked in with Sgt. David Mascarenas again in 2020, and he was able to tell us more about the investigation. Listen to the update here.