Man at Washington Harbour Jumps Into Potomac, Later Dies


After disrobing on the dock alongside Washington Harbour, a man jumped into the Potomac River Sept. 8, WUSA first reported. He was pulled from the river by Metropolitan Police and later died in a hospital.

“D.C. police divers found the man under murky water about 20 feet from the dock,” according to WUSA9. Witnesses told the news station “that the man appeared high, threw off his clothes and jumped into the river.” Police would not comment before an autopsy was completed regarding the presence of drugs in the man’s system.

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