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Body-cam video shows Richmond officers save suicidal man from jumping off bridge

Body-cam video shows Richmond officers save suicidal man from jumping off bridge

RICHMOND, Va. (CBS 6) -- Their day started out the same as many other days. On April 15, 2018, Richmond Police Officers Daniel Raines and Aaron Henning began their patrol at about 5 a.m.

β€œIt was a Sunday, so we thought it was going to be kind of a slow day,” said Henning.

But things sped up just an hour later.

β€œA call came in for a possible jumper on the bridge,” recalled Raines.

That bridge is the Robert E. Lee Bridge, six lanes of concrete connecting downtown Richmond to the southside.

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