Person jumps off the Longfellow; body recovered 2 1/2 hours later

Firefighters from both sides of the Charles and State Police converged on the Charles River near the Longfellow Bridge after a person was spotted jumping off the bridge around 8:25 p.m.

The Boston Fire Department reported around 10:50 p.m. that Cambridge firefighters recovered the person's body.

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    May he rest in peace.

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    R.I.P Brick! Much love! My

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    R.I.P Brick! Much love! My heart goes out to the family. He was a good guy.

    My granddaughter's father. . .feeling sad

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    Asheem, aka Matty Bricks, a genuinely sweet, and very troubled, soul. I always said that Asheem just wanted to live quietly under a bridge and be left alone, like "Billy Goat Gruff" and now his spirit is doing just that. Love to you Matty Bricks!