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Body of man who jumped from Johnstown Bridge located in Morrisburg


PRESCOTT - On September 6, 2018, at approximately 6:30PM the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a person, who

had jumped off the Prescott-Ogdensburg International Bridge.

The male has been identified as a 25-year old from Brampton,Ontario. Emergency personnel, including members of the Grenville County Ontario

Provincial Police (OPP), the OPP Marine Unit, the OPP helicopter, the Canadian Coast Guard, the Edwardsburgh-Cardinal and Prescott Fire Rescue and the

Ogdensburg Police Service assisted in the search for the missing male.

The Prescott International Bridge was closed temporarily to aid in the investigation. In an update, OPP reported that on September 9, at approximately

6:00 p.m. the Stormont Dundas and Glengarry (SD&G) OPP were informed that a civilian had located a deceased body, in the St. Lawrence River, near the

village of Morrisburg. The male located, matched the description of the 25-year-old missing male.

The report stated that the identification of the located male would be confirmed, pending an up-coming postmortem examination.

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