Bristol Live: ‘She could have been helped’ – family of Bristol mum found dead in Chew Valley Lake

A woman drowned in a lake near her home following a catalogue of failings by mental health services, a coroner has found.

Julie Carter-Montacute was discovered by police divers in Chew Valley Lake on February 22, 2018, after going missing for the third time in a week.

The much loved mum-of-two struggled with depression for a number of years, and was sectioned in May 2017 after attempting to take her own life.

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