Home » Brooklyn Bridge Jane Doe: Unidentified Woman Jumped To Her Death
Authorities in New York City are hoping that the public can help identify a woman who passed away back in August. There are many iconic locations in the Big Apple and tens of millions of people flock there to take photos at the thousands of monuments and historical sites, but on August 18, Brooklyn Bridge Jane Doe brought attention to a landmark after someone captured her taking her own life.
According to reports, a motorist was driving along the bridge around 9:00 p.m. that evening and recorded a woman walking along before jumping over the side. She reportedly landed near one of the bridge’s pillars on the ground. When first responders descended on the scene, they pronounced her deceased.
At the time of her death, Brooklyn Bridge Jane Doe stood 5 feet 1 inch to 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighed 105 to 117 pounds. She had brown eyes, brown hair, and is listed as being under 40 years old while it is speculated that she could be anywhere between 15-35. Brooklyn Bridge Jane Doe was wearing a tie-dye tank top with matching pants. She had a pink ring eyebrow piercing and several tattoos: her left hand had “KYRON” with hearts; her left arm has letters including “ARJK” or possibly “ARIK”; a leaf on the top of her left foot. There was also a pierced hole under her bottom lip, above her chin (labret).
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the New York City Police Department at their Crime Stoppers Hotline 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782), the Office of Chief Medical Examiner New York City at (212) 447-2030, or their local authorities. The agency case number is M21-27621.
If you or someone you know is suicidal, has exhibited suicidal behaviors, is under emotional distress, or would like to speak with someone for help, please reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-8255.
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