Tributes have been paid to a woman from Leicestershire who died while attempting to swim the English Channel for charity.
Susan Taylor from Barwell died after getting into difficulty as she approached the French coastline yesterday.
The swimmer gave up her job to pursue charitable work and was raising money for two causes close to her heart.
Sally Lockwood reports.
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