Officials Found the Body of the Man Who Jumped Off Bridge


0  Updated at 5:38 am, August 21st, 2012 By: Managing Editor
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(IDAHO FALLS, ID)  —  The body of an Idaho Falls man has been pulled from the Snake River.   Seventy-six-year-old Gerald Wilkinson, who jumped off the Pancheri Bridge last Thursday, was found in the water at around 9 a.m. Monday near South Tourist Park. Officials say Wilkinson stopped his car, blocked traffic and jumped. Witnesses reported seeing him float down the river for about four minutes before he disappeared. An investigation is ongoing.

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