Suicidal Woman drives into river in Madison, TN

Early this morning at Peeler Park Greenway Trailhead around 4 a.m. Thursday on Neelys Bend Road in Madison a suicidal woman Juli Glisson drover her vehicle into the Cumberland river.  Two police officers jumped in to rescue her and now one police officer is missing the other rushed to the hospital.

Their are a number of police rescue boats and personnel are now on the scene.

The air temperature is 40F  Water temp 48.5F Water Depth 19 feet.


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Metro Police officials said a diver recovered the body of 44-year-old Officer Eric Mumaw early Thursday morning after an intense search. He was an 18-year veteran of the department.

About an hour after the incident, the woman, identified as Juli Glisson, was found along the river bank and taken to an area hospital. She has been detained and is under criminal investigation.

An email account,, has been set up for those who wish to send their condolences to his family and friends.