Man’s body recovered from Hudson after jump from TZ Bridge


GREENBURGH – A Valley Cottage man jumped to his death from the Tappan Zee Bridge late Saturday night, State Police said Tuesday.
Troopers said Kenan Ozdemir, 53, jumped into the Hudson River at around 10:08 p.m., prior to their arrival.
The Rockland County Sheriff’s Office and the Westchester County Police Department dispatched marine units to search the river for the victim. About an hour later, his body was recovered by the Westchester County Police.
Ozdemir was transported to Westchester Medical Center where he was pronounced
dead by the county Medical Examiner’s Office.

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