Hannah Upp, who jumped into the chilly waters of New York Harbor around noon, was hospitalized in stable condition.
The ferry was headed from Manhattan and was about a mile from Staten Island when Upp was spotted, chief police spokesman Paul Browne said. The ferry captain deployed a rescue craft, and crew members pulled Upp to safety.
Upp had last been seen Aug. 29 at her upper Manhattan apartment. She apparently had planned to go away for the weekend, and when she didn’t return her roommates called police. There were no signs of forced entry into her apartment, and her wallet, keys and subway fare payment card were found inside.
Rumors swirled that she was taken against her will. Continue reading