Police resume search for man seen jumping from Itchen Bridge in Southampton

Daily Echo: Search resumes after man seen jumping from bridge Search resumes after man seen jumping from bridge

POLICE have resumed the search for a man who is believed to have jumped from the Itchen Bridge last night.

Eye witnesses reported seeing a man standing over the guard rails of the bridge before he was seen to jump from the Southampton landmark at around 6pm.

A search involving HM Coastguard and Hampshire police’s marine unit was launched before being called off by 11pm.

Police marine units and land searches were deployed this morning to resume the search for the man.

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2:44pm Tue 8 Jan 13

Hdg end mo says...

From last nights comments looks as though it wasnt a hoax very sad if true
From last nights comments looks as though it wasnt a hoax very sad if true Hdg end mo
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6:39pm Tue 8 Jan 13

little miss chatterbox says...

very glad to see the echo have removed the lame and unacceptable comments that were on here earlier. Just heard on the radio the man was believed to be in his early twenties, so very sad. my heart goes out to the family at this very hard time.
very glad to see the echo have removed the lame and unacceptable comments that were on here earlier. Just heard on the radio the man was believed to be in his early twenties, so very sad. my heart goes out to the family at this very hard time. little miss chatterbox
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8:09pm Tue 8 Jan 13

ilogik_23 says...

Yes quite agree little miss chatterbox. Although if you read the other story about the search has been called off, (earlier) morons are still posting stupid comments, one idiot mentioned bungee jumping - Lets hope he doesn't find himself in a bad place in years to come...
Yes quite agree little miss chatterbox. Although if you read the other story about the search has been called off, (earlier) morons are still posting stupid comments, one idiot mentioned bungee jumping - Lets hope he doesn't find himself in a bad place in years to come... ilogik_23
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8:42pm Tue 8 Jan 13

Huey says...

So sad.
So sad. Huey
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3:37pm Wed 9 Jan 13

kingnotail says...

ilogik_23 wrote:
Yes quite agree little miss chatterbox. Although if you read the other story about the search has been called off, (earlier) morons are still posting stupid comments, one idiot mentioned bungee jumping - Lets hope he doesn't find himself in a bad place in years to come...
If you knew the person or their family then you have the right to take offence at 'insensitive' comments. Otherwise you are pointlessly taking offence just for the sake of it, at something which does not affect you whatsoever.
[quote][p][bold]ilogik_23[/bold] wrote: Yes quite agree little miss chatterbox. Although if you read the other story about the search has been called off, (earlier) morons are still posting stupid comments, one idiot mentioned bungee jumping - Lets hope he doesn't find himself in a bad place in years to come...[/p][/quote]If you knew the person or their family then you have the right to take offence at 'insensitive' comments. Otherwise you are pointlessly taking offence just for the sake of it, at something which does not affect you whatsoever. kingnotail
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11:38pm Thu 10 Jan 13

BackStreetPunk says...

Offering compassion rather than taking offence might help the family at this difficult time.
Offering compassion rather than taking offence might help the family at this difficult time. BackStreetPunk
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