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Family pay tribute to fourth paddleboarder who died following River Cleddau incident

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The family of 41 year-old Andrea Powell have paid tribute to her after she sadly died in hospital following the paddleboarding incident on the River Cleddau on Saturday 20 October.

Andrea, from the Bridgend area was part of a group of nine people who got into difficulty on a paddleboarding outing on the River Cleddau in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.

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Three other people, Morgan Rogers, 24, from Cefin Coed, Merthyr Tydfil; Nicola Wheatley, 40, from Pontardulais, Swansea and Paul O’Dwyer, 42, from Sandfields, Port Talbot died at the scene.

Andrea, who was taken to Withybush hospital with serious injuries following the incident has also sadly died.

In a statement, Andrea’s family said: “As a family we are distraught by the loss of Andrea, she will be deeply missed. She was a loving mother, wife, daughter and sister, who loved life. We would like to thank everyone for their support at this horrific time.

“As a family we would now like time to grieve and would ask to be given privacy to do so.”

Dyfed Powys Police have arrested a woman on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter as part of their investigation into the incident. She has been released under investigation.

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