(BCN) — A Sonoma County Sheriff’s Workplace helicopter crew had a grisly Friday night.
After being known as round 6 p.m. to help with the restoration of a physique close to a rocky cliff in Pacifica, the helicopter was heading south when the crew found there was a water rescue happening across the Golden Gate Bridge, the neighborhood of which the helicopter was flying.
Sheriff’s officers stated somebody jumped from the bridge and was final seen within the water about 4 minutes earlier.
In line with Sonoma County Sheriff’s Workplace social media, the crew positioned the topic within the water “inside 30 seconds” of listening to the dispatch name.
The topic didn’t seem like aware, and the outgoing tide was pulling him towards the ocean.
The Sonoma crew hovered over the location till a close-by Coast Guard lifeboat might get better the jumper, who was pronounced useless.
The helicopter continued to Pacifica, the place a physique was discovered round 5 p.m. on the north finish of Pacifica State Seaside, domestically generally known as Linda Mar Seaside, in a rugged and rocky space.
The Sonoma crew assisted Pacifica police within the restoration, utilizing a 100-foot longline to get better the physique in a traverse rescue stretcher and fly it to a close-by car parking zone, the place they turned it over to the San Mateo County Coroner’s Workplace.
Pacifica police are nonetheless investigating. Anybody with data is requested to name the police at (650) 738-7314, or the silent witness tip line at (650) 359-4444.
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