TUCSON, Ariz. — Authorities have identified a man who died after jumping
from a cliff into a pool at Tanque Verde Falls near Tucson.
The Pima County Sheriff’s Office said the death of 29-year-old Richard M. Baker
is being called a drowning.
The Pima County Sheriff’s Office said witnesses reporting seeing the man hit his head while jumping off a cliff into the water on Sunday.
Bystanders pulled him from the water after he didn’t immediately surface.
However, he was unconscious and not breathing.
The bystanders immediately started life-saving techniques until deputies
arrived a few minutes later. He was pronounced dead after paramedics arrived.