Police: Woman who jumped from bridge is mother of dead child

1 year 11 months 3 days ago Thursday, June 15 2017 Jun 15, 2017 Thursday, June 15, 2017 4:57:14 PM CDT June 15, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY — Kansas City police said a woman who jumped from a downtown Kansas City bridge is the mother of an 8-year-old boy who was found dead this week.

Police said the woman jumped off the Bond Bridge Tuesday. Her injuries were not believed to be life threatening. Police did not say what prompted the woman to jump.

The Kansas City Star reported a fire department rescue team was training students Tuesday morning when the police alerted them that the woman had jumped from the bridge. A firefighter rescued the woman a short time later.

Emergency crews found the boy dead inside a Kansas City home Tuesday afternoon. He was identified as Audrick Warren.

The cause of death has not been released.

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