Saturday 21 March 2009 10.55pm
beetroot - you're quite right. This sort of thing is very difficult, and photography isn't really 'the done thing' IMO.
See these recommendations for journalists
reporting on attempted suicide. There's a good reason those sorts of images are never published in mainstream news.
These incidents are very common on the Thames bridges, sadly.
There was a very good documentary last year about the work of the river police which explained how they handle these incidents.