Investigations are continuing after a woman died after getting into difficulties at Waxham earlier today (Sunday 9 August 2020).

Emergency services were called at around 5:30pm this afternoon following reports of a woman struggling while in the sea.

Superintendent Jason Broome from Norfolk Constabulary said: “Colleagues from Norfolk Coastguard and the East of England Ambulance Service assisted officers with the incident.

“A woman, aged in her 30s, was recovered from the water and she was sadly pronounced dead on arrival at hospital. Her death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious.

“While enquiries are continuing to establish the exact circumstances leading up to the woman’s death, this is a tragic situation and our condolences are with her family.”