The young man who died after jumping into the Thames to save a fallen woman from London Bridge has been hailed as a “hero”. Volagemi Olopunmi-Adiol, 20, reportedly did not survive after diving into the river around midnight on Saturday. More than £ 40,000 had been raised by Sunday night on a GoFundMe page set up for his family by a charity with the tribute flowing to the hashtag # JimiTheHero. His father, Michael Adiola, 63, told The Sun that his son, known as Jimmy – deserved a medal for the courage he showed by diving into a river with a friend to try to save the woman. “He is a very unique and angelic soul, and I am very proud of him, and very proud, and I want the world to know that he is the deepest and most wonderful man,” Adiola said. “He is a hero, and he will always be. I can’t bring him back but I want him to be remembered forever for what he did. He was just like him because he always wanted to try to help others.” The death of Olopunmi Adeol, London Mayor Sadiq Khan tweeted that he was “better than us”. Khan added, “A true hero of our city who sacrificed his life in an attempt to save another. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time of tragic loss.” The GoFundMe page was created by Malcolm’s World Foundation, a charity created in memory of Malcolm Mead Madariola, who was murdered in 2018. Olubunmi-Adewole went to school with him and had his name tattooed on his arm, and the charity tweeted: “This family lost another hero.” . “This pure spirit. Loving and very caring. Yesterday more than one hero died.” Yesterday, the City of London Police said two men entered the water after they saw the woman fall from the bridge. The Coast Guard and the Maritime Unit of the Metropolitan Police rescued the woman and one of the men, but were unable to The other person was not located despite an intense search, and police said that a body believed to be that of the missing man was found at 6 am The closest relatives were informed, and London City Police said on Sunday that the official identification had not yet been established.