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Woman drowns after fishing fall
Little Beach, near Albany.

Water police have recovered the body of a woman who fell into the ocean while fishing near Albany this afternoon.

The woman was fishing at Little Beach, about 35km east of Albany, when she fell into the water at about 3.30pm.

Her body was recovered from the water just before 6pm following a major air and sea search.

The woman was believed to be in her 40s.

The West Australian

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