Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, April 14, 2006

River Rescue

River Rescue

Boise, April 14th, 2006 This morning at approximately 9:05 am witnesses reported an adult female in distress in the Boise river near the Capitol bridge. Boise Fire water rescue units removed her form the river shortly after the report was received West of Americana. For further details regarding the fire rescue itself contact Boise Fire Department. Evidence is causing officers to investigate this as a suicide attempt. The 53 year old female victim was transported to a local hospital and it appears she will recover.

Release Prepared by:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information