Body recovered after person commits suicide by jumping off Bayonne Bridge


A body was recovered this morning after a person committed suicide by jumping off the Bayonne Bridge, a Port Authority official confirmed.

Photo via the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

“At approximately 9:40 a.m., a person was recovered by NYPD Harbor patrol in the water near the Bayonne Bridge. It is confirmed that the person jumped off the bridge,” Port Authority police spokeswoman Lenis Valens said following an inquiry from HCV.

“The person was taken to the hospital where they were pronounced dead. There were no operational impacts to the bridge at the time of the incident.”

No additional information was immediately available on Friday.

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