Teignmouth’s RNLI lifeboat responds to person immersed in water
Teignmouth’s RNLI lifeboat launched after it was reported that a person was immersed in the water near Teignmouth Pier on Monday, 4 July 2016.
The casualty was given CPR. She was later pronounced deceased.
Police are dealing with the incident.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.