Former Welling resident named after woman dies in Thames

PUBLISHED: 14:14 14 December 2015 | UPDATED: 14:14 14 December 2015

Charlotte Sophie Brown

Charlotte Sophie Brown


No cause of death has been established

A woman who died in the River Thames on December 8 has been named as, Charlotte Sophie Brown, 24 and formerly of Welling.

Charlotte, who liked to be known as Charli, lived in East Finchley.

Police responded to reports of shouting coming from the River Thames at Plantation Wharf, Wandsworth Bridge at around 11.45pm on December 8.

Officers attended the scene alongside the coastguard, fire brigade, London Ambulance Service and the National Police Air Service.

Charli, and a 29-year-old man were recovered from the water and taken to hospital.

A boat was later recovered from the water at the scene.

She died at hospital, with a post-mortem examination failing to establish a cause of death.

The coroner has ordered further tests.

The 29-year-old man has been discharged from hospital.

At this time incident is not believed to be suspicious.

An inquest will open on Tuesday, December 15, under the Wandsworth Coroner.

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