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Woman’s body recovered following jump from Veteran’s Memorial Bridge

PRESS RELEASE — At approximately 12:00 pm, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office received a call for assistance on a welfare concern at the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge. When Orange County Deputies arrived, they were advised a white female had been rescued from the water by workers that had been in a boat working under the bridge.

The 54 year old was taken by Acadian Ambulance to CHRISTUS Southeast Texas – St. Mary’s where she was pronounced dead.

Orange County Investigators also responded to the scene. Further information will follow as it is available.