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Police: Man dies in accidental drowning after jumping from bridge in Annapolis

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Posted at 1:20 PM, Jul 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-05 13:20:23-04

ANNAPOLIS — A man died in an accidental drowning after police say he jumped from the Spa Creek Bridge.

On Friday at about 1:27 am, officers along with the Annapolis Fire Department, Anne Arundel County Fire Department and the United States Coast Guard responded to the Spa Creek Bridge for a report of a man who jumped from the bridge.

Officials said when they arrived on scene, they found and recovered the body of the victim. Annapolis Police identified him as 33-year-old John Grider.

Preliminary investigation indicates this appears to be an accidental drowning.