Cliff jumper who drowned at South Knoxville quarry identified

Cliff jumper who drowned at South Knoxville quarry identified

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Around 6 p.m. Friday night, E-911 received a call about Edward Dilbeck, 50, who had jumped from a 60 to 80 foot cliff into the water and never came back up. Around 6 p.m. Friday night, E-911 received a call about Edward Dilbeck, 50, who had jumped from a 60 to 80 foot cliff into the water and never came back up.
KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Police have now identified a man who drowned Friday after jumping from a cliff into a South Knoxville quarry Friday night.

Around 6 p.m. Friday night, E-911 received a call about Edward Dilbeck, 50, who had jumped from a 60 to 80 foot cliff into the water and never came back up.

The quarry is on Augusta Avenue near W. Blount Avenue.

Witnesses who were with him at the time say the man hit the water, submerged, came back up and then went back under.





 
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