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Woman named following Cefn Sidan beach death

A woman who died after being rescued from waters off a Carmarthenshire beach last night has been named as 68-year-old Susan Wendy Hackett from Cynwyl Elfed.

A second woman rescued has now been released from hospital.

The two women were walking eight dogs when they got into difficulties at Cefn Sidan beach. Police say five of the dogs are still missing.

Woman dies in hospital after Cefn Sidan beach rescue

A woman has died after being rescued from the sea off a Carmarthenshire beach yesterday evening, police have confirmed.

Police, coastguards and the RNLI were called to Cefn Sidan beach just before 5pm yesterday evening, where it's thought two women had been cut off by the tide.

One was airlifted by the RAF to Swansea's Morriston Hospital, while the other was taken by ambulance to West Wales General Hospital.

A Dyfed Powys Police spokesperson said: "Police can confirm that the woman taken to Morriston Hospital has since tragically died. Next of kin have been advised. H.M Coroner has been advised.”

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Woman in critical condition after Cefn Sidan rescue

The women were thought to have been cut off by the tide at around 5pm Credit: ITV News

Two women have been rescued after being cut off by the sea on the coast of Carmarthenshire.

Police, coastguards and the RNLI were called to Cefn Sidan beach just before 5pm yesterday evening.

One woman, said to be in a critical condition, was airlifted by the RAF to Swansea's Morriston Hospital.

The other was taken by ambulance to West Wales General Hospital.