Thursday 9 June 2022 4:03 AM UTC
LONDON June 9: Police have confirmed the death of a man who fell from a bridge in Haverhill is not being treated as suspicious, Suffolk Live reported.
According to media reports a man in his 40s has died after falling from a bridge in a west Suffolk town. The incident happened at 9.30pm on Monday in the Hamlet Road area of Haverhill, Suffolk police said.
Local reports confirm that the dead has been identified as Jayan Karumathil (42), who is a native a native of Palakkad. He is survived by his wife and two children. His wife works as staff nurse within NHS and Jayan was too employed in the same hospital.
Reports say that just after 8pm on Monday, June 6, officers received a report relating to concerns for the safety of a man sat on a high wall that crosses a busy road at Ehringshausen Way in the town.
Police attended and spoke to the individual who then departed the scene. Later the same evening, at just before 9.30pm, police received a call from the ambulance service reporting a male, aged in his late 40s, had sustained serious injuries having fallen from a high bridge in the Hamlet Road area.
The male, confirmed as the same person involved in the first incident, was pronounced dead a short while later. A police cordon was put in place by officers.
According to East Anglian Daily Times, his death is being treated as unexplained but is not considered suspicious. As the death happened following initial police contact, the Independent Office of Police Conduct has been informed, reported
Police would like any witnesses to either incident to come forward to assist the investigation. Those with relevant information should contact West Suffolk CID, quoting crime reference 37/34895/22.
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