Hampstead Heath swimming death woman identified

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A woman who died at a bathing pond on Hampstead Heath has been identified as a Swedish photographer.

Sussie Ahlburg, 50, who lived in Holborn, central London, was found in the ladies' pool on Monday after being reported missing by her family. She had gone swimming at the pool in north-west London on Sunday, and relatives raised the alarm about 9.20pm that day when she did not come home. Police are treating her death as unexplained.

According to her website, Ms Ahlburg had photographs published in The Guardian, The Times and Time magazine, and she had recently started making films.