A man has died after jumping into a river in Sydney's west to
escape police who were chasing him on foot.
Officers were patrolling the Ermington area when they stopped
a taxi about 4.20am (AEDT) on Thursday.
Two passengers, a man and woman, then ran out of the car,
The man was chased by police and he jumped into the
Parramatta River, where his body was discovered a short time
A critical-incident investigation has been launched and and
it will investigate all circumstances surrounding the
incident and report to the coroner, police said.
The investigation will be overseen by the Professional