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Rescue Teams Look for Man Who Jumped Off Redondo Beach Pier With Woman—And Never Came Up
Rescuers are looking for a 22-year-old man who jumped off the Redondo Beach Pier late last night and disappeared underneath the waves. An unidentified woman who took the plunge with him survived.
Scuba divers and a helicopter crew have been looking for the missing man David Thompson all day today to no avail, according to City News Service. They haven't had any luck finding him. (They went to his home, too, just to make sure he hadn't snuck back home without anyone noticing.)
It sounds like there were witnesses when the couple took the plunge around 11 pm last night, because firefighters and police were called to the scene and found the woman at the nearby Horseshoe Beach. She admitted to jumping off the pier but for some reason she wouldn't admit that Thompson had jumped alongside her at first. It's not clear immediately why the couple decided to jump either. The woman was brought to the hospital and checked out.
At the time of the jump, the water temperature in the area was 55-59 degrees and the surf was 2-4 feet, the National Weather Service reported.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.