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Plunge into Potomac was purposeful; people dove in to save person — police believe was suicide

The operator of a D.C. Duck Tours boat called authorities around noon Sunday saying there was a car submerged in the water near the Humpback Bridge and Interstate 395 and that he could see the silhouette of a person.

Divers recovered the body around 1:30 p.m. The car was pulled from the water by 4 p.m.