Body Recovered Near Mt. Hope Bridge
A motorist called police just before 11 am to report a body in the water near the bridge.
Bristol police and members of the Marine Task Force responded to an area near the Mount Hope Bridge this morning and recovered a body from the water, Deputy Chief Steven Contente confirmed.
During a phone interview just before noon, Contente said police are not releasing the name of the deceased, pending notification of family.
A motorist contacted police around 11 a.m. to report finding the body in the water; rescue personnel brought the deceased to Rhode Island Hospital.
The Rhode Island Breaking News Source Twitter feed reported that the "person possibly jumped from the Mount Hope Bridge."