Toddlers survive New Jersey bridge suicide attempt

The toddlers were in their father's arms when he jumped off the bridge in New Jersey.

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JOHANNESBURG - Two children have survived a 100 foot fall in what appears to be an attempted murder- suicide in New Jersey.

According to reports, the one-year-old and three-year-old boys were in their fathers arms when he plunged off the Wanaque Bridge.

The father, John Spincken, is believed to have been in a domestic dispute before taking the plunge. He died in the fall.

Police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.