Press-Republican

November 16, 2012

Life ends with fall from Ausable Chasm bridge

By FELICIA KRIEG
Press-Republican

---- — AUSABLE CHASM — State Police say a woman whose body was found at the base of the Ausable Chasm bridge on Route 9 on Wednesday afternoon died by suicide.

Carol S. Rupprecht, 73, of Keene Valley died at about 3:30 Wednesday, said Lt. William Gorman of Ray Brook-based State Police.

Tim Bresett, general manager at the Ausable Chasm tourist attraction located there, called State Police after people who were walking over the bridge saw the woman’s body.

The bridge has been the scene of several past suicides.

HOW TO FIND HELP

People considering suicide are urged to get help. Here are some sources to call:

▶ For counseling:

▶ For emotional crises: