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Woman dies after falling from boat on Irish lake

NewsBy Cathal McMahon
An investigation is under way
An investigation is under way

A woman has died after falling from a boat on Lough Erne in the early hours of the morning.

The incident happened near Devenish Island in County Fermanagh at approximately 1.20am on Thursday, police said.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) say that an investigation is underway and a post-mortem is due to be carried out.

PSNI Inspector Gavin Sterling told the BBC: "A full search operation was implemented and sadly a body was recovered from the water shortly before 03:00."