lebanon  police patchOn Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at approximately 8:00AM, Lebanon Police and Fire Units responded to Bridge Street on the river embankment on the Lebanon side, for a report of a male subject who was unresponsive and determined to be deceased. Lebanon Police Patrol and Detective Units have spent several days investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. Information gleaned during this investigation has shifted the focus of this investigation to an apparent suicide, as a result of jumping from the Route 4 Bridge, pending results of an autopsy completed on 11/25/16.
The male victim has been positively identified as Robert William Cook, age 47, of White River Junction, VT and previously of Phoenix, Arizona. Attempts to locate family of Mr. Cook have been unsuccessful. Anyone with information on immediate family is asked to contact the Lebanon Police Department.