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26 April 2021

Captain John J. Ryan
Acting Troop K Commander

Poughkeepsie, New York – On April 24, 2021, the New York State Police responded to the Walkway Over the Hudson in the City of Poughkeepsie for a report of a subject who jumped from the bridge.

State Police, New York State Park Police, City of Poughkeepsie Police Department, Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, and the City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department all responded at approximately 6:05 p.m. to the Walkway bridge.  The deceased, Brendan J. Paredes, aged 37 years, of Wappinger, NY, was recovered by the City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department.  No signs of foul play have been discovered.