More than £50,000 has been raised for charity after a swimmer from Leicestershire died while trying to cross the English Channel.
34 year old Susan Taylor from Barwell ran into difficulties close to the French coast.
She had spent months raising money for Diabetes UK and Rainbows hospice for children, raising three thousand pounds before her death.
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