Former Husband of ABC Medical Expert Jumps Off GWB
Authorities have identified the 52-year-old man killed over the weekend after he jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge.
According to police, on Saturday shortly after 8:30 a.m. Robert Ashton jumped from the bridge. His body was recovered shortly after, police added.
Robert Ashton, a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in The Bronx and was affiliated with Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, was the ex-husband of Dr. Jennifer Ashton, a medical expert for ABC News.
Jennifer Ashton wrote on her Twitter, "Our hearts are broken that the father of my teenage children took his own life yesterday."