Sam Sarpong a former model and MTV cohost, has died at age 40. After jumping off the Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena, California after a seven hour standoff with authorities, Sarpong expired.
Some of his family members showed up to tell authorities about Sarpongs emotional state as authorities were attempting to speak Sarpong of the railing of a bridge.
“Tragically, after about seven hours of communicating, the man leapt into the Arroyo in the bridge,” the statement. “He was pronounced deceased by Pasadena Fire Paramedics at 3:52 PM.”