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Bude drowning inquest

An inquest has been hearing how a mother from Somerset died while trying to save her children from drowning off the Cornish coast.

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Somerset mum drowning inquest: full report

Harrowing details of how a mother from Somerset died trying to rescue her own children on a beach in Cornwall were revealed at an inquest today.

Alison Tooby died at Northcott Mouth near Bude last September after getting caught in a lethal rip-tide, the day after lifeguard cover had been lifted. Her boys, aged 11 and 13, survived.

Seth Conway reports:

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