Rescue squads find body of person who jumped from bridge into Tennessee River


DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police say rescue crews have found the body of the person who jumped off a bridge into the Tennessee River.

The department says officers were called to the Southern Railway Drawbridge at approximately 6:30 Monday morning. They were called because of a suspicious person on the bridge. The officers negotiated with that person for about an hour.

The department says the person jumped from the bridge around 7:50.

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