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Police name swimmer who died in sea off Jersey

Joy Godfray Image copyright Godfray family
Image caption Joy Godfray died swimming in the sea off Jersey

A swimmer who died after getting into difficulty in the sea off Jersey has been named.

Joy Godfray, who would have been 32 on Sunday, was rescued by the coastguard near Green Island at 21:00 BST on Saturday, but was pronounced dead in hospital.

A man swimming with her was helped to shore by a member of the public.

Ms Godfray is one of six people to die in seas around the country during the course of the weekend.

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