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Ipswich woman bailed after arrest on suspicion of assisting suicide

A woman who was arrested on suspicion of assisting a suicide after the death of a man who was taken ill on a beach, has been released on bail.

Essex Police were called to the scene in St Osyth at 5.40am on Friday by paramedics reporting a man and woman in need of medical assistance.

They were both taken to hospital where the 51-year-old man later died. A post-mortem examination gave his cause of death as drowning.

A 40-year-old woman from Ipswich, not Colchester as police previously said, was arrested on suspicion of assisting suicide. She was released on bail until June 26, pending further enquiries.


From Belfast Telegraph