Suffolk woman dies in boating tragedy

POLICE have named the woman who died on the Norfolk Broads in the early hours of today as 32-year-old Suffolk woman Lisa Hooper.Ms Hooper died after falling overboard into the River Yare.

POLICE have named the woman who died on the Norfolk Broads in the early hours of today as 32-year-old Suffolk woman Lisa Hooper.

Ms Hooper died after falling overboard into the River Yare.

In the early hours of today a Sea King helicopter crew from 22 Squadron was called to the Great Yarmouth area after reports that two people had fallen into the River Yare.

They managed to recover Ms Hooper, who was unconscious. But she later died in the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.


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An inshore lifeboat team had managed to recover the second person - a man, who was still conscious.

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