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London Bridge: Man dies in effort to save woman in Thames


A person died after leaping into the Thames to rescue a woman who fell from London Bridge.

Police had been referred to as at 12.12am this morning, following studies of a woman in the river shut to the bridge. 

Two males who witnessed her fall entered the river in an effort to save her.

While the coastguard and marine items managed to rescue the woman and one of many males, the opposite remained lacking.

A physique consider to be the lacking man was discovered this morning.

His subsequent of kin have been made conscious and are being supported by specialist officers.

It is the second incident this week the place an individual has fallen into the Thames close to London Bridge.

A 13-year-old pupil at a south London faculty was reported lacking on Tuesday after falling from close by Tower Bridge.

The Year 8 Ark Globe Academy pupil was thought to have been travelling with a good friend on a bus at 8am however didn’t arrive at his faculty in south London.

He has not but been discovered.

In a letter to dad and mom on Wednesday, govt principal Matt Jones mentioned the boy was in full faculty uniform however exited close to the bridge, earlier than his typical cease closest to the varsity in Elephant and Castle.

Mr Jones mentioned in his letter: “It is with fear that I share information about (the pupil’s title), a Year 8 pupil at Ark Globe Academy.

“On the morning of Tuesday April 20, (he) didn’t make his method into faculty regardless of travelling on a bus with a good friend in full faculty uniform.

“He acquired off the bus close to Tower Bridge earlier than his typical bus cease nearest to Ark Globe Academy and fell into the River Thames.

“At this second in time, police are treating this case as a ‘lacking individuals’ incident.”