Woman dies after being pulled from River Towy in Carmarthen

A woman has died after being pulled from the River Towy in Carmarthen.

Emergency services were called to the scene near Lesneven Bridge in the town shortly before 1pm on Thursday.

The woman, believed to be in her 70s, was brought out of the water at a slipway next to the A4242. She was taken to hospital in a serious condition.

Fire services from Swansea and Carmarthen were also at the scene.

Police attending The Quay area in Carmarthen were accompanied by fire crews from Swansea and Carmarthen.