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Footage of Tony Scott Suicide Surfaces, Being Shopped Around

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In the era of the ubiquitous cellphone and digital camera, it was almost inevitable: There is apparently video footage of director Tony Scott leaping to his death from the Vincent Thomas Bridge. In fact, there are several videos and photos taken of the Scott suicide, according to TMZ, who reports that the footage is being "shopped around" to media outlets:

Multiple people reached for their cell phone cameras when they noticed a man climbing over a fence on the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro in the middle of the day ... and continued to roll as he jumped off and plummeted to his death.

Included in the footage-for-sale is surveillance camera video from a nearby business, still photos, and video of Scott crouching on the ledge preparing to jump.

TMZ saw the video, but declined making the purchase.

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Meanwhile, the autopsy on the body of the 68-year-old "Top Gun" director has been conducted, but with further tests pending, the results have not been released. Though ABC News quickly circulated a rumor that Scott was suffering from "inoperable brain cancer," Scott's wife denied the rumor, and the coroner's office has not been able to confirm, nor deny, that Scott had cancer.

Also: Hollywood Mourns Director Tony Scott