George Washington Bridge Jumper: Apparent Suicide Attempt in Manhattan

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
October 22, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A man apparently tried to kill himself by jumping off New York City’s George Washington Bridge on Tuesday morning, according to early reports.

Preliminary reports came in at around 11:40 a.m. that a person jumped into the Hudson River.

New York Police Department Harbor officials were responding to the incident, according to preliminary reports.

A  report said that “multiple witnesses” saw a man jump.

The man is now apparently in the Hudson River.

It is unclear if he was killed during the jump.

Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.