Around 5:00 p.m. this evening, Friday, March 19, 2021, we were called in relation to a woman in emotional distress on the Bridge of Nations on Paris Street.

Officers arrived on scene and began to communicate with the woman. Minutes later, members of our Emergency Response Unit specializing in Crisis Negotiations arrived on scene and continued communications with the woman. City of Greater Sudbury Fire Services and Paramedic Services arrived in the area.

A short time later around 5:40 p.m. the 53 year old woman fell from the bridge. She was rushed to hospital by Paramedic Services, however she was tragically pronounced deceased at the hospital by Medical professionals.

Our deepest condolences go out her family and friends.

The Special Investigations Unit has invoked its mandate prohibiting any further details from being released.