Cresta Death Under Investigation
Team Roper Broc Cresta, 25, of Petaluma, California, was found dead in his trailer Saturday at 11am of unknown causes. He was in Cheyenne competing in Cheyenne Frontier Days. Cresta was considered one of the sport’s bright young stars according to the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association website. He had been named the 2007 PRCA/Resistol Rookie Heeler of the Year and was ranked 12th in the world team roping heeling standings at the time of his death. Officials say it may be 4-6 weeks before autopsy results on Cresta’s death are available.