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.

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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.