NEW YORK (AP) — Tyler Clementi’s intentions were clear: He was going to jump off the George Washington Bridge. The Rutgers University student’s body was found in the waters underneath it last week. He wasn’t the first to pick a high-profile place for suicide.

Chef Joseph Cerniglia jumped from the bridge in the past two weeks. In March, Yale University student Cameron Dabaghi jumped from the Empire State Building’s 86th-floor observation deck.

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Those who choose to end their lives in public fashion often pick landmarks from the George Washington Bridge overlooking Manhattan to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

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After these tragedies, authorities were investigating how to prevent the public deaths with everything from concrete barriers, suicide hot line phones or safety nets hanging from bridges.

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