Deputies credited with stopping suicide
Last updated 5/31/2022 at 2:19pm
The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office says deputies recently saved the life of a woman intent on killing herself by jumping off a bridge.
On May 12, just after 8 a.m., El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a bridge overpass over Highway 115 along South Academy Boulevard in unincorporated El Paso County. Several passersby reported to dispatch a woman appeared as if she was going to jump off the bridge.
When deputies arrived they immediately began speaking with an adult female sitting on the overpass ledge with her legs hanging over. Below her was Highway 115 with heavy...