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Young woman drowns in Co Cavan lake incident

Gardai were called to a lake in Gowna.

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The Garda logo (Brian Lawless/PA)

The Garda logo (Brian Lawless/PA)

A woman who is aged in her late 20s has died in a drowning incident in Co Cavan.

Gardai were called to a lake in Gowna at around 9.30pm on Wednesday.

The body of the woman was recovered near the shore line by Cavan Fire Services and Civil Defence a short time later.

The coroner has been notified and the body of the woman has been removed to the mortuary at Navan Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

The incident is being treated as a swimming accident at this time.

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