Woman who died after being pulled from sea off Llandudno is named

Coastguard helicopter over Llandudno
-Credit: (Image: Ben Johnson)


An inquest has been opened into the death of a woman who was recovered from the sea off Llandudno ’s Great Orme. Police were alerted when the husband of Alison Corriea, from Colwyn Bay, reported her missing from home in the early hours of May 30.

Her car was found near the Great Orme, and ambulance crews, the RNLI and HM Coastguards joined the search. She was lifted from the water and taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, where her death was confirmed.

At the opening of an inquest in Ruthin John Gittins, senior coroner for North Wales East and Central, said that Mrs Corriea, 57, of Old Colwyn was a housing welfare advisor. A decision on the cause of death has been deferred pending toxicology tests, and the inquest was adjourned to a date to be fixed.

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