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Verdict in Broads inquest

A coroner has recorded a verdict of unlawful killing in the inquest of a woman who died on the Norfolk Broads in September.

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Princess Anne to visit Norfolk Broads

Princess Anne will visit Norfolk today. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

The Princess Royal will visit the Norfolk Broads today.

Princess Anne will be taking part in the Heritage Day celebrations at Potter Heigham marking the 60th anniversary of the death of Broads boating holidays pioneer Herbert Woods.

She will also visit the How Hill Trust at Ludham, HMP Bure at Scottow, and the YMCA Norfolk site at Trowse, near Norwich.

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Broads deaths inquest

A coroner's heard how a man strangled his partner before drowning himself on a boating holiday on the Norfolk broads.

Her 13-year-old daughter was left alone with him on the cruiser for almost a week before he committed suicide. Divers recovered the bodies after a hire company raised the alert.

Detectives believe John Didier planned the killing before setting off on holiday from London.

Malcolm Robertson reports...

Inquest into river death couple

Inquests will be held into the deaths of a couple whose bodies were discovered on the Norfolk Broads after a 13-year-old girl was found alone on a boat.

Police found Annette Creegan, 49, from Mitcham, south west London, and John Didier, 41, originally from the US, dead last September.

Divers launched a search of the River Bure after the girl was found alone on board the family's rental boat moored in an isolated inlet between Wroxham Broad and Salhouse Broad.

Norfolk Police said the circumstances suggested it was a "domestic incident".

A post-mortem examination found Ms Creegan died from strangulation while Mr Didier died from drowning.

Ms Creegan worked as a community nurse for the Trinity Hospice charity in Clapham Common, south west London, while Mr Didier had worked for the NHS.

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"Killer Shrimp" found in Norfolk Broad

People using Barton Broad in Norfolk are being warned about the discovery of so-called "killer shrimps".

The non-native species Dikerogammarus villosus has been found in a small area of the Broad.

It poses no health risks to humans or pets but can have a devastating effect on the marine life of the Broad.

Sailors are being urged to wash down their boats and sailing equipment to prevent the shrimp from moving to other areas.

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