Police are investigating after the body of a 27-year-old man was pulled from the Pawtuxet River in Cranston, Rhode Island, near a popular spot for thrill-seekers to jump and swim.
Rescue crews discovered the body of Alexander Higham in about 10 feet of water on Wednesday night following an extensive 90-minute search.
The West Warwick man had reportedly been jumping off the Arkwright Bridge into the river with friends when he did not resurface.
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Swimmers told police the depth of the water underneath the historic 1888 steel-truss bridge ranges anywhere from 3 to 15 feet. Cranston Police Chief Bill McKenna says a lot of debris was found under the surface.
Police say Higham did have minor health issues but investigators don't believe drugs or alcohol were a factor in his death.