ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Authorities say divers have found the body of a man who went over a cliff and into a river while running from police outside of Cleveland.
Rocky River police said Sunday that the man’s body was found near a spot in the river where he’d been spotted Saturday night by fishermen at a marina.
Police say the man had pending arrest warrants and fled an officer who saw him sitting in a car outside an apartment building. Police say the man went under a fence at the edge of a cliff leading to the Rocky River below.
Fishermen spotted the man in the river minutes later. An officer and a fisherman tried to rescue him but were deterred by currents and water temperatures.
Police haven’t released the man’s name.