Man jumps from bridge following police pursuit

      A man is dead after jumping off the Veteran's Memorial Skyway Bridge early Saturday evening.

      The Monroe County Sheriff's office says dispatch received a call around 5:30 Saturday evening about a suspicious man inside a car with a large knife talking about aliens.

      T hat man is identified as 31 year old Shane Holey of Temperance. Also inside the car was his wife and their 3 year old child.

      P olice say the wife and toddler were able to escape the vehicle. S hortly afterwards , H oley stabbed himself in the chest with the knife , and when police attempted to take him into custody, he fled the scene.

      T he pursuit ended on the southbound lanes of I-280. The man jumped off the bridge landing on rocks below and died at the scene. Police continue to investigate.