Officials contact suspect in pushing of girl off bridge

first_imgThe Clark County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit has contacted a suspect after a girl was pushed from a bridge at Moulton Falls on Wednesday, according to a Sheriff’s Office press release from Friday.The release stated that the suspect is cooperating with the investigation, but that the Sheriff’s Office won’t release any more information on the incident at this time, including the name of the suspect, who is female.Jordan Holgerson, 16, was pushed off the bridge at Moulton Falls Regional Park after expressing hesitation about voluntarily jumping off the bridge while standing on its edge Wednesday. She fell more than 50 feet into the East Fork of the Lewis River, and belly-flopped into the water, despite her attempt to land toes first.Holgerson broke five ribs in the fall, and both of her lungs were punctured. During a press conference Thursday at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, where Holgerson is recovering, Trauma Surgeon MaryClare Sarff said it might take months for her to fully recover.last_img read more