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Search continues for suspect who jumped off bridge

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The search continued for the third day for a Marshall County man who jumped into the Tennessee River while running from police.

Divers are searching for the body of 20-year-old Deonta Markey Griffin who jumped off the River Bridge on Highway 431 in Guntersville Saturday night.

Rescue teams were using a different type of sonar in the hopes of locating Griffin on Tuesday.

Rescue officials said they plan to continue on Wednesday, weather permitting.

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