UPDATE: Death Investigation After Female Jumps from Vista Bridge - MAX Shut Down Both Directions

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June 06, 2013 11:55

  

The Oregon State Medical Examiner confirmed that he girl who jumped from the Vista Bridge yesterday is 15-year-old Marina Hamblin-Rock of Beaverton.

The Medical Examiner also determined the cause of death to be a suicide.

Help is available for community members struggling from a mental health crisis and/or suicidal thoughts.

Suicide is preventable.

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare has an urgent walk-in clinic, open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., 7 days a week. Payment is not necessary.

If you or someone you know needs help with suicidal thoughts or is otherwise in an immediate mental health crisis, please visit Cascadia or call (503) 963-2575.

Lines for Life is available 24 hours a day at (503) 972-3456.

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This morning, Wednesday June 5, 2013, at 11:17 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the TriMet MAX tracks below the Vista Bridge on the report of a female who'd jumped from the Vista Bridge.

Portland Police and Portland Fire & Rescue arrived and confirmed the adult female was deceased.

The MAX line is shut down in both directions as officers begin to conduct a death investigation. Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division and the Medical Examiner have been called to the scene.

MAX commuters can check with http://www.trimet.org or follow @TriMet on Twitter for alternate routes.

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