Woman in Bath river plunge dies in hospital
A woman who was pulled from the River Avon in Bath last week has died in hospital.
The 71-year-old was taken to the Royal United Hospital after being found in the water at around 6pm last Wednesday.
North Parade Bridge was closed by police for around half an hour while they dealt with the incident.
A member of the public called 999 to say they had spotted an elderly woman in the water.
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Police officers who were first on the scene managed to reach her from a pontoon and pulled her to safety.
They performed CPR and she was taken to the RUH in a critical condition.
She died in hospital this morning and her death has now been referred to the coroner.