Friday, 30 May 2014
Nigerian American High School Student Who Attempted Suicide Has Been Reported Missing
Omotayo Adeoye, a student of High School of Mathematics and Science, Brooklyn, is missing according to reports. The student had attempted suicide by jumping off the George Washington Bridge Thursday afternoon.
The attempted suicide, according to New York police, occurred Thursday Afternoon at about 3:30 pm New York time. Eyewitnesses told police that Adeoye was seen jumping from the bridge and hitting the Hudson River. She was still alive from the long jump into the waters below, surfacing shortly afterwards.
Astonishingly, Adeoye had survived and was seen swimming towards the New York bank of the Hudson. Other witnesses told police that she was shortly swept away by the strong currents of the river.