(VIDEO) – A Mother Commits Suicide and Takes Her Son With Her

– IbaguĂ©, Tolima, Colombia – February 6, 2019

A woman in economic distress and suffering from depression jumped off the La Variente bridge whilst hugging her son.

The woman identified as Jessy Paola Moreno, 32, was approached by rescuers and family members trying to convince her not to jump but he efforts were not persuading enough for Moreno. Before jumping, her son, May Nicolás, begs her mother not to jump; an almost unison gasp from onlookers signals the jump of the pair.

The bodies were recovered at the bottom of the bridge by paramedics and firefighters.