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Police Searching For Man Who Jumped From Bridge Into Connecticut River

Police are searching for a man who jumped from the Dexter Coffin Bridge Into the Connecticut River.
Police are searching for a man who jumped from the Dexter Coffin Bridge Into the Connecticut River. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

State Police report that a man got out of his vehicle while on a bridge and jumped into the Connecticut River.

According to the Windsor Locks Police Department, the man exited the vehicle on Sunday, Jan. 24, around 1 p.m., while on Dexter Coffin Bridge and jumped into the river. 

The police department responded as did fire and other agencies to search for the victim. 

As of Monday, Jan. 24, a body has not been recovered. 

The identity of the victim is unknown at this time.

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