Man who jumped from Ravenel Bridge Thursday morning identified

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified a man who jumped Thursday from the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, seen here on Aug. 21, 2014.

The Charleston County Coroner’s office on Friday identified the man who jumped from the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge as 31-year-old Summerville resident Robert Maynard.

The Charleston Police Department is investigating the incident.

Officers responded to reports of a man who jumped from the bridge around 10:40 a.m. Thursday. One of the officers saw the person floating in the water when they arrived and another officer saw a pair of brown shoes the male left on the bridge before jumping, according to an incident report.

Maynard’s body was recovered and taken to Remley’s Point.

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