Woman dies attempting to rescue her dog in Lincolnshire.

A woman has died  after wading into a marshland river to rescue her dog, Lincolnshire Police have said.

A search involving helicopters, drones and the coastguard was carried out at Moulton Marsh Nature Reserve, near Spalding, on Wednesday.

It came after reports a woman had entered the River Welland.

A police spokesperson said the woman, who was aged 35, died while attempting to rescue her dog, which was later found safe and well.

Her family has been informed and her death is not being treated as suspicious, the force said.


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    Claire Gresty 3 years ago

    Oh god, tragic. RIP to this lady xx

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    Carol 3 years ago

    This is so very, very sad – my condolences go to her family and friends.
    I’m so glad the little dog was found alive. ….(tears xx)

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