Bann tragedy prompts action over life jackets

Bann tragedy prompts action over life jackets

Edelle McGlade who drowned at Portglenone Marina on June 28 last year.

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A CORONER has called for a change in the law on life jackets at an inquest into the death of a Portstewart woman who fell into the River Bann while stepping off a boat.

Edelle McGlade drowned at Portglenone Marina in the early hours of June 28, last year.

The 49-year-old divorced mother-of-three had earlier enjoyed an afternoon out on a boat belonging to a man she met four days earlier on a blind date.

*Read more on this inside this week's Chronicle.

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