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Inquest opened into death of woman found in river at Trowse

12:43 20 January 2014

Body found in river near Whitlingham Broad, Trowse.
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Body found in river near Whitlingham Broad, Trowse. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Archant Norfolk 2014

An inquest has been opened into the death of a Norwich woman whose body was found in the River Yare.

The body of Samantha Raven, 47, was discovered by rowers in the river near Whitlingham Lane on January 10.

Norfolk coroner Jacqueline Lake opened the inquest in to the death of Miss Raven, who lived in River Heights, Wherry Road.

The inquest heard that a post-mortem examination found the cause of death to be drowning.

The inquest has been adjourned until Tuesday, February 18.

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