Flowers on Scrivener Dam?

Col1234 20 November 2014 7

Did something happen on Scrivener Dam? I noticed flowers there yesterday and this morning?


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7 Responses to Flowers on Scrivener Dam?
carrob carrob 12:38 pm 25 Nov 14

It was a suicide. Largely, the media does not report suicide in any depth, and sometimes not at all.

wildturkeycanoe wildturkeycanoe 4:42 pm 21 Nov 14

The viewing car park area below the dam was being cordoned off for investigative reasons on Friday lunchtime last week. Related perhaps?

dungfungus dungfungus 3:45 pm 21 Nov 14

Affirmative Action Man said :

Sadly people have been known to take their own lives at that place.

I don’t think it would have been a base jump gone wrong or the social media would be all – a – twitter.

Affirmative Action Man Affirmative Action Man 1:17 pm 21 Nov 14

Sadly people have been known to take their own lives at that place.

Becmaster78 Becmaster78 11:32 am 21 Nov 14

I drove past the afternoon the police were peering over and saw flowers there yesterday too. My hubby and I have both googled local news and there is no article relating to the dam. I can’t believe it hasn’t been mentioned anywhere. I’m curious too.

Beau Locks Beau Locks 8:42 am 21 Nov 14

I was riding past one afternoon, probably about 4.30, and there were at least half a dozen cop cars plus rescue. I went over to see what was happening (given how many cops were watching the goings on I assumed it was some sort of training exercise). The rescue people had one of those orange plastic stretcher things, and I was promptly asked to move on. I think the four police at the top of the dam were probably there to keep pedestrian traffic off the bridge, as there were loads more at the bottom of the dam and generally just milling around at the lookout thing where the carpark is.

I was a bit surprised that there was nothing about it on the ACT Policing twitter feed or in any media, given the resources involved. Perhaps someone jumped / fell, or maybe drowned on the lake side and made their way past the dam one way or another (not sure how big the aperture is at the bottom where the water is let out).

quostatus quostatus 9:19 pm 20 Nov 14

Noticed that too.

One afternoon last week there were about four police at the same spot looking over the edge. Not sure what its all about though.

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