KROLL, Richard William

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KROLL, Richard William (1944-1996) [SS#149-34-3796], was born in New Jersey on July 3, 1944. At age 28, he married Shirley D. Padilla on December 16, 1972 in Los Angeles. Kroll was drowned while free-diving off Little Gibralter, Santa Catalina Island, on April 22, 1996. He had recently retired from the Los Angele County Sheriffs Deartment. He is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Cypress (Orange County, CA). Kroll was working as a Sheriff's Deputy on the island at the time of Natalie Wood's death on November 29, 1981. When her body was found, Deputy Kroll helped to take off her red down jacket she had been wearing. He examined her body for evidence of foul play.