David Walliams: Susan's Channel attempt a 'tragedy'

David Walliams has tweeted about Susan Taylor's attempt to swim the English Channel describing her death as a "tragedy".

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Susan Taylor's channel swim attempt very sadly ended in tragedy. This is her charity page if you want to donate... http://t.co/US483gQNWw

The comedian swam the Channel himself in 2006 raising hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity.

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Tributes to Channel swimmer

The coach of Susan Taylor, 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.