Inquest into swimmer killed trying to swim the English Channel

The inquest into the death of a woman from Leicestershire who died while attempting to swim the English Channel for charity is due to be held today.

Charity swimmer's death was 'misadventure'

Susan Taylor, 34, died while attempting to swim across the English Channel Credit: Facebook

An inquest into the death of a Leicestershire woman who collapsed while trying to swim the English Channel for charity, has recorded a verdict of death by misadventure.

34-year-old Susan Taylor from Barwell, died close to the French Coast in July last year.

Following her death, £60,000 was donated to Rainbows Hospice and Diabetes UK, the two charities she had been raising money for.

Susan Taylor: inquest to open after Channel swim tragedy

Susan Taylor, 34, died while attempting to swim across the English Channel
Susan Taylor, 34, died while attempting to swim across the English Channel Credit: Facebook

The inquest into the death of a woman from Leicestershire who died while attempting to swim the English Channel for charity is due to be held today.

Susan Taylor, who was 34 and from Barwell, collapsed close to the French Coast in July last year.

Read: Leicestershire woman raises thousands after Channel swim ends in tragedy

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