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Texas Mist
12-29-2010, 10:41 AM
A former soldier who jumped from the eastbound Tacoma Narrows bridge last week and appeared to survive has been identified as Esteban Reza, a 25-year-old New Mexico native.

Trooper Guy Gill said a Washington State Patrol investigator talked to Reza’s mother and brother when they came to Tacoma after he disappeared Dec. 20. The family said they haven’t heard from him since Dec. 3.
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The trooper saw Reza swimming in the cold water for about 20 minutes before he disappeared. A search of the water by boat and helicopter found nothing, Gill said.


more here

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2010/12/28/1480550/missing-narrows-jumper-identified.html

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Reza’s family is trying to find out more about what happened to him. They have hired a local attorney who is posting photos of Reza and checking into video records from gas stations in the area.

more here

http://www.theolympian.com/2010/12/28/1487415/missing-narrows-jumper-identified.html

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TACOMA, Wash. (KRQE) - A New Mexico National Guardsman is still missing Wednesday morning following a bizarre disappearing act in Washington.

more here

http://www.krqe.com/dpp/military/police-nm-soldier-jumped-off-bridge

summer_breeze
01-27-2011, 01:28 PM
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/01/22/1512280/night-before-leap-adds-to-mystery.html#

MIKE ARCHBOLD; Staff writer
Published: 01/22/11 5:07 am | Updated: 01/22/11 2:26 pm

Esteban Reza sat alone and appeared drunk in a maroon SUV parked in the far right lane of the eastbound Tacoma Narrows bridge.

The SUVís engine was idling, warming the interior. A full moon softened the darkness. Sunrise was 21/2 hours away.

It was 5:24 a.m. on Dec. 20.

summer_breeze
02-05-2011, 08:52 AM
http://www.northwestmilitary.com/news/focus/2011/02/northwest-military-ranger-airlifter-newspaper-JBLM-soldiers-recognize-signs-of-suicide/

By Melanie Casey on February 3, 2011

In the early morning of Dec. 20, 2010, Esteban Reza threw himself off the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. The 25-year-old Army veteran and New Mexico National Guard Soldier, despondent over the breakup of his marriage and the death of his grandfather, saw no other solution than to take his own life. Last year, 154 active-duty Soldiers - enough to fill an Army company - made the same decision as Reza did that fateful December morning, all of them leaving behind devastated families.

summer_breeze
03-12-2011, 09:14 AM
http://www.thenewstribune.com/classified-ads/ad/1336610

Date Listed: March 11
Newspaper ID #14070335

NOTICE OF ABSENTEE HEARING Estate of Esteban Reza Pierce County Superior Court Case No. 11-4-00107-8 Enrique Reza, the father of Esteban Reza, has filed a petition to be the Absentee Trustee of Estate of Esteban Reza. A hearing on Enrique Reza's Petition will be held in the Pierce County Superior Court, Room 2A, or as posted, on April 18, 2011, 1:30PM. ALL PERSONS WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE WHEREABOUTS OR CIRCUMSTANCES OF ESTEBAN REZA ARE URGED TO CONTACT ENRIQUE REZA AT THE FOLLOWING NUMBER: 575-914-2417, 575-746-4940