May 19, 2016

Gentleman Found Dead After Jumping From Weeks Footbridge in Cambridge, MA

[From article]
An Allston man died after jumping off the Weeks Footbridge into the Charles River on Tuesday morning, according to police.
Just before 7 a.m., a rower and dog walker reported to police that a man jumped into the river and did not resurface. The State Police dive team and Marine Unit as well as Harvard University Police and the Cambridge Fire Department responded and began a search for the man. Around 8 a.m., the man was found and Cambridge Fire divers pulled him out of the water using a floating stokes device, according to Assistant Fire Chief Gerard Mahoney. He was transported to Mount Auburn Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police: Allston man dies after being recovered from Charles River
By Amy Saltzman
asaltzman (at)
Posted May 17, 2016 at 9:08 AM
Updated at 11:07 AM

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[From article]
Officials responded to a call Tuesday morning after a dog walker reported seeing an adult male jump from the Weeks footbridge, according to Jeremy Warnick, a Cambridge Police Department spokesperson.
About an hour and a half later, just past 8 a.m., a State Police team recovered the male from the river and transported him to Mt. Auburn Hospital, according to David A. Procopio, director of media communications for the Massachusetts State Police. The man, who is from Allston, was pronounced deceased at the hospital. State Police detectives are investigating the death, and have not yet released the name and age of the adult male.
The Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office is not currently considering the death suspicious, according to Elizabeth A. Vlock, a spokesperson for the office.

Man Found in Charles River, Pronounced Dead
May 17, 2016

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