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Jefferson Street Bridge Jumper Identified

ROCKFORD - Investigators identify a man who died Monday after jumping off a bridge.

 UPDATE (11/26/13): The Winnebago Co. Coroner's Office identified the victim as Randall J. Wells, 43.

ROCKFORD - A man is dead after police say he jumped off a bridge.

It happened just before 8am.  Police and fire units were called to the north side of the Jefferson St. Bridge.  A 43 year-old white man had jumped off the bridge.  His body was recovered from the Rock River less than 20 minutes later.

His identity is being withheld pending notification of the family.  Police say they believe the incident was a suicide.

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