Sunday, February 25, 2018

Milwaukee Suicide Jumper From I-94/I-43 High Rise Bridge Identified

The 40-year-old suicide victim who jumped from the I-94/I-43 High Rise bridge near W. National Ave. exit has been identified.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

February 25, 2018

Milwaukee, WI - The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office identified a suicide jumper from the I-94/I-43 High Rise bridge as Michael J. Carter, 40, of Fond du Lac. On Friday, the MCSO around 12:20 p.m. responded to a body located at the 800 block of W. Bruce Street under the I-94/I-43 High Rise freeway bridge. According to the MCSO a vehicle was reported abandoned on southbound I-94/I-43 freeway right distress lane near the W. National Ave. exit. Several witnesses saw Carter jumped off the bridge. 
The Milwaukee Fire Department (MFD) and Milwaukee police also responded. MFD declared Carter deceased at 12:34 p.m. after attempting life saving measures.
The Milwaukee Coroner's Office also responded to the scene.
A passerby who wanted to remain anonymous managed to take several photos of the MCSO suicide death investigation and sent them to Hispanic News Network U.S.A. (HNNUSA).
The MCSO has an ongoing investigation on Carter's suicide.

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