UPDATE: Divers Recover Body of Bridge Jumper

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — Divers spent the weekend on the Yazoo River in Greenwood. They were searching for the body of a man who jumped from the Highway 82 river bridge. Police were called to the area late Friday in reference to an “irate” individual. On the scene, they encountered 36-year-old Ronshay Nichols, of Greenwood who fled on foot onto the bridge and jumped into the water below. Divers were immediately called, but Nichols was not found and the search was called off for the night and resumed the next day. So far Nichols has not been located. UPDATE MONDAY 9:00 AM Authorities announced today that divers recovered the body late Sunday evening. The corpse is being sent to Jackson for an autopsy.

 

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