Edgarton, Mass. – Two brothers who went lacking after leaping off a bridge made widespread by the 1975 movie “Jaws” are presumed useless, state police stated after a second physique was found within the space.
The physique discovered on Thursday matches the outline of 21-year-old Tavon Bulgin, whom rescue groups have been looking for since he and his brother went lacking on Sunday evening. The pair jumped off the American Legion Memorial Bridge.
The physique of the primary brother, 26-year-old Tavaris Bulgin, was recovered on Monday.
Massachusetts State Police advised USA As we speak that each brothers had been Jamaicans and labored as seasonal restaurant employees at Martha’s Winery.
State police spokesman David Procopio stated in a press release that at round 11:30 a.m. Thursday, a fisherman reported discovering the physique of an grownup man alongside the physique of water on the north facet of the favored Martha’s Winery Island.
In accordance with Adam Sanssouci, an operations supervisor for the US Coast Guard, 4 folks jumped off the bridge on Sunday evening, and two had been saved after the hearth division referred to as 911.
The “Jaws Bridge,” formally titled the American Legion Memorial Bridge, is positioned on the seaside at Martha’s Winery. It connects Edgartown, Massachusetts, and Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, the 2 Martha’s Winery seaside cities.
Sanssouci stated leaping off the bridge is prohibited.
State police spokesman Procopio stated in an August 16 assertion that leaping off the bridge has been a well-liked pastime for youth and winery guests.
There’s a scene within the 1975 horror movie “Jaws” the place the characters run over the bridge and out into the water in concern as a shark closes the youngsters taking part in. The bridge can also be within the background of different well-known scenes within the movie.
Contributions: Ella Adams, Cape Cod Instances; Ashley R. Williams, USA As we speak.
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