A man who passed on in the wake of hopping in the River Thames to save a lady who tumbled from London Bridge has been named via online media as Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole.
The young fellow, otherwise called Jimmy or Jimi, jumped into the water around 12 PM on April 24, Dave play reports.
Another man additionally hopped in to safeguard the lady before crisis managements were called to help each of the three.
Coastguard and police marine units saved the lady and the other man. Jimmy’s body was recuperated at 6am.
Accolades have poured in on the web, where Jimmy was portrayed as a “unadulterated hearted soul“, “an incredible partner” and a “adoring kid.”
He was known as a “alluring youngster” and a “clean-hearted kid”.
It has been accounted for that Jimmy went to Harris Academy Peckham
One person who knew him tweeted: “Heard a kid I used to coach was the young man who died trying to save a woman who fell into the Thames over the weekend. Was always good vibes having you around. RIP Jimmy A.”
Another said: “Rip Jimmy, this one hurts deep – all u wanted was to be a hero, U died one. Love u forever bro, I’m spun.”
A friend tweeted: “I was literally with you 2 days ago I’m so shocked right now, may God provide for you and your family.”
Another said: “Still in shock and still confused, how is it possible that you didn’t survive? you were selfless as always and will be remembered for that! RIP MY BROTHER, rest in the most perfect peace.“
Many others have shared their condolences using the hashtag #JimiTheHero.
A City of London Police spokesperson said: “We were called at 12.12am on Saturday, April 24 to reports of a woman in the River Thames close to London Bridge.
“Two men, who had witnessed the woman fall from the bridge, entered the river to try and save her.
“Sadly, following an extensive search involving police helicopters, marine units, LFB, LAS and City Police officers, the missing man was not located.
“At 6am the same morning, a body was found believed to be that of the missing man”.