Tributes to Channel swimmer

The coach of Susan Taylor from Leicestershire, who died in a charity swim across the Channel, has said she was "always smiling". Susan got into difficulty whilst attempting the challenge in a bid to raise money for Rainbows Hospice and Diabetes UK.

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Tributes paid to woman who died during charity swim, full report

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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