Road Rage Victim Succumbs To His Injuries
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Man dies after road rage incident

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Topeka Police Department (TPD) recently learned that a man involved in a February
road rage incident died as a result of his injuries.

On February 15, 2023, just before 10 a.m., TPD officers responded to a local hospital on reports of an

individual, identified as Gregorio Castillo, 68, of Topeka, who was being treated for injuries from a road
rage incident. Last week, TPD learned that Castillo died from his injuries.

Castillo was involved in a road rage incident on February 15. They said a 20-30 year-old man assaulted Castillo, causing massive head injuries. He eventually succumbed to his injuries, passing away peacefully on March 23. According to the Topeka Police, the case is being investigated as a homicide and the case is being handed over to the District Attorney’s office to determine if charges will be filed.

Topeka Police Department said that just before 10 a.m. on Feb. 15, officers responded to a local hospital on reports of an individual — Gregorio Castillo, 68, of Topeka — who was being treated for injuries from a road rage incident. Last week, officers learned that Castillo died from his injuries.

It is unknown why the police are withholding the name of the assailent and which Police Officer or City Official he might be related tothat would grant him such “privacy”.

After a thorough investigation, the case was presented to the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office
for charging consideration. The DA’s Office will determine if charges are filed. All parties involved have
been identified and interviewed. The incident is being classified as a homicide. No further updates from
TPD are expected.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to email telltpd@topeka.org or
contact the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368-9400. Anonymous tips can be made
by calling Shawnee County Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007. You can also make anonymous tips online
at www.p3tips.com/128.


All persons charged with a criminal offense are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

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