Channel victim's donations rise

The amount of money donated to a charity supported by swimmer Susan Taylor has reached nearly £80,000. She died trying to cross the English Channel in July. On Thursday 1st August hundreds attended her funeral in Leicestershire.

View all 7 updates ›
  1. Phil Brewster

Mourners arrive at Leicestershire swimmer's funeral

Mourners are arriving at St Mary's Parish Church, at Barwell in Leicestershire, for the funeral of Susan Taylor.

Guests enter at the church for Susan Taylor's funeral Credit: ITV News Central

Mrs Taylor died two and a half weeks ago, after suddenly collapsing during an attempt to swim the English Channel.

Mourners arrive at the funeral Credit: ITV News central

At the time the 34-year-old was attempting the 21 mile swim to raise money for charity - including the Rainbows Children's Hospice in Loughborough.

Mourners arrive at the church Credit: ITV News Central

More top news