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Former Husband of ABC Medical Expert Jumps Off GWB

By kcora on
Fort Lee

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."

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