Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife

A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ashton, 52 — who was divorced from Dr. Jennifer Ashton two weeks ago — jumped from the span around 8:40 a.m. Saturday, the Fort Lee Daily Voice said. The pair lived across the street from each other in Fort Lee, which is in the shadow of the bridge. “Our hearts r broken that the father of my teenage children took his own life yesterday,” Jennifer Ashton wrote on her Facebook page Sunday. “As an MD he helped so many and we will remember his warmth generosity and kindness.” Although she didn’t specify what drove her

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